Pita Taufatofua (37) was defeated by World Champion, Vladislav Larin (25) in his first Olympic match yesterday in the 80+kg division, going down 24 - 3, in Tokyo last night. “Today wasn’t my day team. Blocked some solid kicks with my face, still standing, still pushing forward...with a smile,” he said.
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Results for Taekwondo men's +80kg
Wednesday 28 July 2021
Sunday 21 August 2016
Tonga’s famous flagbearer Pita Taufatofua (32) was the last of Tonga’s athletes to compete at the Rio 2016 Olympic early this morning (Tonga time) in the Round of 16 Taekwondo Men +80kg. He commented on Instagram: "Felt soo privileged to get out on those mats and represent Tonga!"