Heiki Nabi

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Heiki Nabi
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Personal information
NationalityEstonian
Born (1985-06-06) 6 June 1985 (age 33)
Hilleste, Estonia
Height1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight114 kg (251 lb)
Sport
SportWrestling
Event(s)Greco-Roman
Updated on 23 August 2017.

Heiki Nabi (born 6 June 1985) is an Estonian Olympic champion wrestler.

Nabi was born in Hilleste, Hiiumaa. At the 2006 World Wrestling Championships he won the gold medal in the men's Greco-Roman (96 kg) category and became the first amateur wrestling World Champion for his home country, because previous Estonian wrestling World Champion August Englas (1953 and 1954) competed for Soviet Union. At the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Nabi won the silver medal in the Men's Greco-Roman 120kg.

Achievements[edit]

Year Tournament Venue Result Event
2005 European Championships Bulgaria Varna, Bulgaria 17th Greco-Roman 120 kg
Universiade Turkey İzmir, Turkey 3rd Greco-Roman 96 kg
2006 European Championships Russia Moscow, Russia 9th Greco-Roman 96 kg
University World Championships Mongolia Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 3rd Greco-Roman 96 kg
World Championships China Guangzhou, China 1st Greco-Roman 96 kg
2007 European Championships Bulgaria Sofia, Bulgaria 5th Greco-Roman 96 kg
World Championships Azerbaijan Baku, Azerbaijan 24th Greco-Roman 96 kg
2008 European Championships Finland Tampere, Finland 5th Greco-Roman 96 kg
2009 European Championships Lithuania Vilnius, Lithuania 7th Greco-Roman 96 kg
World Championships Denmark Herning, Denmark 11th Greco-Roman 96 kg
2010 European Championships Azerbaijan Baku, Azerbaijan 14th Greco-Roman 120 kg
World Championships Russia Moscow, Russia 14th Greco-Roman 120 kg
2011 European Championships Germany Dortmund, Germany 5th Greco-Roman 120 kg
World Championships Turkey Istanbul, Turkey 27th Greco-Roman 120 kg
2012 European Championships Serbia Belgrade, Serbia 16th Greco-Roman 120 kg
Olympic Games United Kingdom London, Great Britain 2nd Greco-Roman 120 kg
2013 European Championships Georgia (country) Tbilisi, Georgia 14th Greco-Roman 120 kg
World Championships Hungary Budapest, Hungary 1st Greco-Roman 120 kg
2014 European Championships Finland Vantaa, Finland 11th Greco-Roman 130 kg
World Championships Uzbekistan Tashkent, Uzbekistan 3rd Greco-Roman 130 kg
2015 European Games Azerbaijan Baku, Azerbaijan 3rd Greco-Roman 130 kg
World Championships United States Las Vegas, United States 8th Greco-Roman 130 kg
Military World Games South Korea Mungyeong, South Korea 1st Greco-Roman 130 kg
2016 European Championships Latvia Riga, Latvia 10th Greco-Roman 130 kg
Olympic Games Brazil Rio de Janeiro, Brasil 5th Greco-Roman 130 kg
2017 European Championships Serbia Novi Sad, Serbia 14th Greco-Roman 130 kg
World Championships France Paris, France 2nd Greco-Roman 130 kg
2018 World Championships Hungary Budapest, Hungary 5th Greco-Roman 130 kg

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Awards
Preceded by
Gerd Kanter
Estonian Sportsman of the Year
2012
Succeeded by
Nikolai Novosjolov