Top seed, Park easily beat challenger and second-seed, Paolo M. Hernandez of Indonesia in the first match of the two-game total final, 225-171 to ake a 54 pins lead. Although the second match was a much tighter encounter which saw the Korean winning 248-245, Park sealed his first individual gold medal, 473-416.
Hernandez earned a crack at the title after he trashed team-mate and third-seed, Billy Muhammad Islam, 277-192 in the all-Indonesian first match. Hernandez and Islam picked the silver and bronze medals. The champion led from start to finish after taking over the lead at the start of the second block.
Park won six straight matches with 266, 233, 203, 259, 239, 278 before losing the 15th match with 213. But the 20-year-old Korea National Sports University student won his position-round match against Hernandez to claim top seed with 3665 over the two blocks.