Heiki Nabi

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Heiki Nabi
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Personal information
Nationality Estonian
Born (1985-06-06) 6 June 1985 (age 31)
Hilleste, Estonia
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight 114 kg (251 lb)
Sport Wrestling
Event(s) Greco-Roman
Updated on 15 June 2015.

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.


Year Tournament Venue Result Event
2005 Junior World Championships Vilnius, Lithuania 5th Greco-Roman 96 kg
2005 FISU Universiade İzmir, Turkey 3rd Greco-Roman 96 kg
2006 FISU 7th World University Wrestling Championships Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 3rd Greco-Roman 96 kg
2006 World Championships Guangzhou, China 1st Greco-Roman 96 kg
2007 European Championships Sofia, Bulgaria 5th Greco-Roman 96 kg
2007 World Championships Baku, Azerbaijan 24th Greco-Roman 96 kg
2008 European Championships Tampere, Finland 5th Greco-Roman 96 kg
2012 Olympic Games London, Great Britain 2nd Greco-Roman 120 kg
2013 World Championships Budapest, Hungary 1st Greco-Roman 120 kg
2014 World Championships Tashkent, Uzbekistan 3rd Greco-Roman 130 kg
2015 European Games Baku, Azerbaijan 3rd Greco-Roman 130 kg

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