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Tongan’ who wowed crowds at two summer and winter Olympics qualifies for his third Games in Tokyo Pita Taufatofua turned heads after oiling chiselled torso during past Olympics He will represent Tonga in taekwondo and potentially kayaking this year   Also hinted that he wants to try and compete in canoeing in Tokyo this year 

By Isabella Nikolic For Mailonline

Published: 22:25 GMT, 1 March 2020 | Updated: 01:54 GMT, 2 March 2020

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An athlete who was on the receiving end of a lot of attention after going during the Parade of Nations in the last two Olympics has qualified for this year's Games in Tokyo. 

Pita Taufatofua, a Tongan athlete, turned heads after oiling his chiselled torso before he strutted down the Parade of Nations. 

He qualified for taekwondo after winning a gold medal in the 80kg category on Saturday. 

Pita Taufatofua, a Tongan athlete, turned heads after oiling his chiselled torso before he strutted down the Parade of Nations

Pita Taufatofua, a Tongan athlete, turned heads after oiling his chiselled torso before he strutted down the Parade of Nations

He wore nothing but a taʻovala (a Tongan mat which is wrapped around the waist) and garnered copious amounts of attention on social media

He wore nothing but a taʻovala (a Tongan mat which is wrapped around the waist) and garnered copious amounts of attention on social media

Wearing nothing but a taʻovala (a Tongan mat which is wrapped around the waist), Taufatofua garnered copious

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