Tonga at the 2018 Winter Olympics

Cross-Country Skiing

Tonga competed at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, from 9 to 25 February 2018. It was represented by a single athlete, cross-country skier Pita Taufatofua.

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About Tonga

The Kingdom of Tonga (Puleʻanga Fakatuʻi ʻo Tonga) is a Polynesian sovereign state and archipelago. It is surrounded by Fiji, Samoa, Niue, and Kermadec (part of New Zealand).

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Chasing his dream

Pita Taufatofua represented Tonga at the Olympics in Rio. The taekwondo practitioner now starts to learn cross country ski. Even if Pita can found some common things between taekwondo and skiing, the differences are predominant - and it's much colder! (via the Olympic YouTube Channel)