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Tonga’s flag bearer in Rio stole hearts of many during the Rio Olympic Opening

(Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 08/08/2016)

Team Tonga made an impressive entrance in the Rio Olympic last Saturday drawing attention of millions in the Maracana stadium and million others of television spectators.

This came after Pita Taufatofua covered with Tongan oil and Tongan traditional attire, stole hearts of many while leading Team Tonga as the flag bearer.

Taufatofua was named the best flag bearer out of more than 200 by social media and other news organizations all over the world which also includes thousands of followers in his instagram.

The 33 years old’s appearance prompted many to raise question on the location of Tonga.

Thousands of good comments about Tonga were posted on the internet which includes a comment saying – “Tonga has the kindest people In the world and is also a Christian Country.”

© Radio & TV Tonga News 2016