Pita Taufatofua - The Olympic flag bearer at the Rio Olympics Opening Ceremony has been the talk of the world now. Pita who has been unfamiliar or relatively unknown to many people across the world is now trending from Rio 2016 i.e., after the festivities of the Friday night. Social networking sites like Twitter excited with this shirtless, slicked and heavyweight competitor of the taekwondo. After the completion of the Opening ceremony of Rio 2016 as well as the Portuguese CerimoniaDeAbertura, the term that is trending highest on the Twitter was #Tonga with over 45 million mentioning it from all across the globe i.e., even before the NBC has aired it in the country US.
When it comes to the 6 feet 3 Pita who is from Tonga, he is going to compete in Taekwondo i.e., in men's 80kg class and he is a self funded person. He lists his inspiration the iconic Bruce Lee. He will begin his competition on 20th of August 2016 at the Carico Arena 3. Pita’s day job is that, he works at the Sandgate House in Brisbane of the Australia, where he will be helping kids to develop their own independent skills of living. He has an Instagram account.