South Korea wins first gold in short track

Lim Hyojun, of South Korea, celebrates after winning the men’s 1500 meters short-track speedskating final in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

GANGNEUNG, South Korea — Short-track speedskating is wildly popular in South Korea and the Olympic host country had reason to celebrate on the first night of racing.