Participants

Maria FOLAU

Maria FOLAU
    Netball
Birth Date:  18 Feb 1987
Place of Birth:  TOKOROA
Country of birth:  NZL
Age:  31
Gender:   Female
Height (cm):  188

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
NBL Netball Women 4

Maria FOLAU - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Thu, 5 Apr 18:32
Women Pool B
New Zealand
64
Uganda
51
Finished
Fri, 6 Apr 13:02
Women Pool B
Wales
44
New Zealand
70
Finished
Sun, 8 Apr 18:32
Women Pool B
Malawi
57
New Zealand
53
Finished
Mon, 9 Apr 20:32
Women Pool B
New Zealand
60
Scotland
29
Finished
Wed, 11 Apr 9:02
Women Pool B
New Zealand
45
England
54
Finished
Sat, 14 Apr 17:02
Women Semifinal
Australia
65
New Zealand
44
Finished
Sun, 15 Apr 11:02
Bronze Medal Event Women Bronze Medal
New Zealand
55
Jamaica
60
Finished

Biographical Information


Nickname: Maria, Ria, Rinx, Gisele and Suga. (athlete, 21 Aug 2017)
Previous names: Solonaima Maria TUTAIA (Instagram, 16 Jan 2018)
Hobbies

"To find one." (athlete, 21 Aug 2017)


Occupation: Athlete (northernmystics.co.nz, 2017)
Languages spoken: English and Samoan
Coach

CLUB: Helene WILSON (NZL)
NATIONAL: Janine SOUTHBY (NZL) (northernmystics.co.nz, 2017)


Position style: Goal attack, goal shooter
Sporting relatives

Her husband is Australian rugby star Israel FOLAU. Her brother plays rugby for Manu Samoa. (smh.com.au, 23 Oct 2016; athlete, 21 Aug 2017)


National team: 2005 vs Jamaica
Reason: "Enjoyment and friends were playing." (Athlete, 21 Aug 2017)
Ambition: "To win gold at the Commonwealth Games and World Cup 2018/19." (athlete, 21 Aug 2017)
Memorable: "Any time we beat Australia." (athlete, 21 Aug 2017)
Hero: Former New Zealand Silver Ferns captain Bernice MENE (nwc2015.com.au, 7 Aug 2015)
Influence: "Mum and dad." (nwc2015.com.au, 7 Aug 2015)
Additional information

MILESTONES
Became the fourth Silver Fern to achieve 100 netball test caps at the World Cup 2015 in Sydney. (mynetball.co.nz)


HANDS-ON 
"I love wrestling." (Athlete, 21 Aug 2017)


EXPERIENCED
Represented New Zealand at three World Cups (2007, 2011, 2015) and three Commonwealth Games (Melbourne 2006, Delhi 2010, Glasgow 2014). (Athlete, 21 Aug 2017)


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Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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