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

Heiki Nabi
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Personal information
Born (1985-06-06) 6 June 1985 (age 34)
Hilleste, Estonia
Height1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight114 kg (251 lb)
Updated on 23 August 2017.

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 European Championships   Varna, Bulgaria 17th Greco-Roman 120 kg
Universiade   İzmir, Turkey 3rd Greco-Roman 96 kg
2006 European Championships   Moscow, Russia 9th Greco-Roman 96 kg
University World Championships   Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 3rd Greco-Roman 96 kg
World Championships   Guangzhou, China 1st Greco-Roman 96 kg
2007 European Championships   Sofia, Bulgaria 5th Greco-Roman 96 kg
World Championships   Baku, Azerbaijan 24th Greco-Roman 96 kg
2008 European Championships   Tampere, Finland 5th Greco-Roman 96 kg
2009 European Championships   Vilnius, Lithuania 7th Greco-Roman 96 kg
World Championships   Herning, Denmark 11th Greco-Roman 96 kg
2010 European Championships   Baku, Azerbaijan 14th Greco-Roman 120 kg
World Championships   Moscow, Russia 14th Greco-Roman 120 kg
2011 European Championships   Dortmund, Germany 5th Greco-Roman 120 kg
World Championships   Istanbul, Turkey 27th Greco-Roman 120 kg
2012 European Championships   Belgrade, Serbia 16th Greco-Roman 120 kg
Olympic Games   London, Great Britain 2nd Greco-Roman 120 kg
2013 European Championships   Tbilisi, Georgia 14th Greco-Roman 120 kg
World Championships   Budapest, Hungary 1st Greco-Roman 120 kg
2014 European Championships   Vantaa, Finland 11th Greco-Roman 130 kg
World Championships   Tashkent, Uzbekistan 3rd Greco-Roman 130 kg
2015 European Games   Baku, Azerbaijan 3rd Greco-Roman 130 kg
World Championships   Las Vegas, United States 8th Greco-Roman 130 kg
Military World Games   Mungyeong, South Korea 1st Greco-Roman 130 kg
2016 European Championships   Riga, Latvia 10th Greco-Roman 130 kg
Olympic Games   Rio de Janeiro, Brasil 5th Greco-Roman 130 kg
2017 European Championships   Novi Sad, Serbia 14th Greco-Roman 130 kg
World Championships   Paris, France 2nd Greco-Roman 130 kg
2018 World Championships   Budapest, Hungary 5th Greco-Roman 130 kg
2019 European Championships   Bucharest, Romania 5th Greco-Roman 130 kg

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