Indian golfer Ranveer Saini bags Gold in Special Olympics
Golfer Ranveer Singh Saini created history by becoming the first Indian to win a Gold medal at the Special Olympics World Games here.
The 14-year-old autistic golfer achieved the feat in GF Golf-Level 2 Alternate Shot Team Play event on Friday.
Ranveer and his partner Monica Jajoo were nine shots clear of joint second-placed teams from Hong Kong (Tsz Leung Chung-Ka Kit Lam) and Nippon (Takefumi Hiyoshi-Tadatoshi Sakai).
The Gurgaon-based teenager was diagnosed with autism, a neurological disorder characterised by impaired social interaction, at the age of two. He took to the sport at the age of nine.