WATCH: Tongan Olympian's shock sport switch

Tongan Pita Taufatofua won many admirers after his greased-up showing at the 2016 Olympics in Rio. He reveals to the Olympic Channel that he wants to appear again in a VERY different sport.

Sport360 staff
by Sport360 staff
7th December 2016

article:7th December 2016

Taufatofua was Tonga’s flag-bearer at the opening ceremony in Rio and quickly became a social media darling after his topless display.

But now he is hoping to swap taekwondo for, of all things, cross-country skiing.

But can he really make it to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang? Watch this space!



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