One of the most spectacular moments of the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games in South Korean with Pyeongchang was the Tong national team’s exit during the traditional parade of athletes. It was headed by Pita Taufatofua (Pita Taufatofua) – a taekwondo player, who will compete skiers at the Winter Games .
He already performed at the Olympics – it happened at the Summer Games in Rio in 2016. And although the athlete failed to win a single medal, many spectators remembered him – thanks to the spectacular appearance at the opening, where the Tongan came out in the traditional costume of his people and with a torso, oiled with oil.
At the opening of Pyeongchang-2018, Taufatofua repeated his exit. The air temperature did not drop below -5 ° during the ceremony, however all the other athletes and show attendants were dressed much warmer.