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Park In-bee Wins Gold at Women's Golf in Rio

[News] l 2016-08-21

South Korean Park In-bee has won the gold medal at the first women's golf competition at the Olympics since 1900, bringing the ninth gold for South Korea at the Rio Olympics.

Park shot five-under 66 in the final round at the par-71 at the Olympic Golf Course at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics on Saturday, finishing the tournament 16-under 268.

With the victory, Park has become the only golfer, male or female, with an Olympic gold and a career grand slam by winning four different majors at least once.

Lydia Ko of New Zealand finished the game with 11-under 273 to claim the silver medal, while Feng Shanshan of China took the bronze at ten-under 274.

In rhythmic gymnastics, South Korean Son Yeon-jae failed to win the country’s first Olympic rhythmic gymnastics medal.

Son finished fourth in the individual all-around final, scoring 72-point-898 points from her hoop, ball, clubs and ribbon programs.

In diving, South Korea’s Woo Ha-ram finished eleventh at the men’s 10meter platform at the Maria Lenk Aquatics Center.

In wrestling, Kim Gwa-nuk lost to Reineris Salas Perez of Cuba in the round of 16 in the men’s freestyle 86kilogram event at Carioca Arena 2.