Ranveer Singh Saini wins Gold medal at Special Olympics World Games

India’s Ranveer Singh Saini has won a Gold medal at the Special Olympics World Games held in Los Angeles. The 14 year old golfer suffering from autistic achieved this feat in GF Golf-Level 2 Alternate Shot Team Play.

With this victory he became the first Golfer from India to win a Gold medal at the Special Olympics World Games. Earlier in 2013, Ranveer had become the first golfer from India to win 2 Gold medals at the Asia Pacific World Games.

Ranveer Singh Saini hails from Gurgaon, Haryana. At the age of 2, he was diagnosed with autism. He had taken Golf as a sport at the age of 9.

It should be noted that autism is a neurological disorder characterised by impaired social interaction.

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