A training session at the Gangneung Oval speedskating venue in South Korea. Photo: EPA A training session at the Gangneung Oval speedskating venue in South Korea. Photo: EPA
A training session at the Gangneung Oval speedskating venue in South Korea. Photo: EPA
South Korea

Rape, violence and a culture of fear: the dark side of South Korea’s Olympic success

  • For years, South Korea has excelled at speedskating – winning more Olympic golds than any other country. But its success has come at a cost

Topic |   South Korea
A training session at the Gangneung Oval speedskating venue in South Korea. Photo: EPA A training session at the Gangneung Oval speedskating venue in South Korea. Photo: EPA
A training session at the Gangneung Oval speedskating venue in South Korea. Photo: EPA
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