Name: Folau Niua
Position: Halfback/Flyhalf
Sport: Rugby
Event(s): Sevens
Height: 6-0
Weight: 197
DOB: 1/27/1985
Birthplace: Sacramento, Calif.
Hometown: East Palo Alto, Calif.
High School: Woodside High School (River City, Calif.) '02
Team/Club: Men’s Eagles Sevens
Olympic Experience
  • Two-time Olympian (2016, 2020)
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, 6th
  • Olympic Games Rio 2016, 9th
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2018 – 6th (sevens)
  • Years of participation: Sevens – 2013, 2018; 15-a-side – 2015
  • Top Finish: 6th – 2018 (sevens)
Personal: Son of Silika and Ofa Niua…Began his rugby career with the East Palo Alto Razorbacks where he won a Division II National Championship…Hobbies include fishing, playing video games and golfing.