Special Olympics gold medallist dies

Gareth Cowin Credit: 3FM

A Manx athlete competing in the Special Olympics Winter Games in South Korea has died.

Gareth Cowin passed away after being struck with a deadly virus earlier this week.

The 25-year-old was a keen sportsman, who had previously won a gold medal in Athens in 2011.

The Manx team will continue on to compete for the remainder of the games.