Korea Wins Little League World Series

Korea won the 68th Little League World Series on Sunday by defeating the Jackie Robinson West of Chicago 8 to 4 in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania.

This was Korea's third title in the youth championships and the first since back-to-back wins in 1984 and 1985.

Korean players celebrate after hitting a homerun in the championship game of the Little League World Series against the U.S. in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania on Sunday. /AP-Newsis Korean players celebrate after hitting a homerun in the championship game of the Little League World Series against the U.S. in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania on Sunday. /AP-Newsis

The team, led by manager Park Jong-wook, won all five games in the tournament to emerge as the champion.

Korea was also undefeated in the 1984 and 1985 championships.

englishnews@chosun.com / Aug. 26, 2014 11:00 KST