Nicolae Ceban

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Nicolae Ceban (Moldovan Cyrillic: Николае Чебан; born 30 March 1986 in Suvorov, Moldavia, Soviet Union) is a Moldovan freestyle wrestler.[1] At the 2008 Summer Olympics in the freestyle 96 kg event, he was knocked out in the first round by Gergely Kiss.[2]

He competed in the freestyle 96 kg event at the 2012 Summer Olympics; after defeating Sinivie Boltic in the 1/8 finals, he was eliminated by Giorgi Gogshelidze in the quarterfinals.[3]

Ceban competed in the freestyle 97 kg event at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. He was defeated by Albert Saritov of Romania in the first elimination round.[4] He was the flagbearer for Moldova during the Parade of Nations.[5]


  1. ^ "Nicolai Ceban". London 2012. Retrieved 2012-08-16. 
  2. ^ "84 - 96kg men results - Wrestling Freestyle - Beijing 2008 Olympics". Retrieved 2016-02-15. 
  3. ^ "Nicolai Ceban - Events and Results". London 2012. Retrieved 2012-08-16. 
  4. ^ "Rio 2016". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on 2016-09-22. Retrieved 2016-08-27. 
  5. ^ "The Flagbearers for the Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony". 2016-08-16. Retrieved 2016-08-27.