China wins first gold medal at the Winter Paralympic Games
In the ongoing Winter Paralympic Games in South Korea, China has won its first gold medal.
The gold was won by the wheelchair curling team in the final contest.
This is the first gold medal for Team China at the Winter Paralympic Games 2018.
Chinese Para athletes defeated rival Norway, 6-5, in the final game. Norway were the world champions.
The Chinese victory has been acknowledged as making new history in the wheelchair curling event.
The Winter Paralympic Games are being held in PyeongChang in South Korea. They began on 9 March. The games are to end today.
The next Winter Paralympics are to take place in Beijing in China in the year 2022.
Beijing will become the first city in the world to host both the Summer and Winter Olympics and Paralympics.