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Estonian team anchored by flagbearer Nabi

Heiki Nabi of Estonia (R)
Heiki Nabi of Estonia (R). Jing quan/EPA
Several Olympic medallists named in a 59-strong Estonia team for Baku 2015

Estonia's 59-strong team for the Baku 2015 European Games will be led by flagbearer Heiki Nabi. The Greco-Roman wrestler has been chosen to carry the flag at the Games' Opening Ceremony on athletic merit. The two-time world champion won Olympic silver in the 120kg weight class at London 2012.

The Estonian team also features a strong group of Épée fencers. Nikolai Novosjolov is a two-time world champion while Julia Beljajeva won the 2013 individual European women's title and teamed up with fellow Baku-bound fencers Irina Embrich and Erika Kirpu for 2013 Team European gold and 2014 Team world silver medals.

Judoka Künter Rothberg claimed a European bronze medal in 2006 while Greco-Roman wrestler Ardo Arusaar and shooter Anžela Voronova both appeared at London 2012. Mountain Bike rider Maaris Meier competed at the 2004 Athens Olympic Games.

The full Estonia team for Baku 2015:

Archery: Jaanus Gross, Laura Nurmsalu

Badminton: Kristin Kuuba, Raul Must, Helina Rüütel, Kati Tolmoff

Basketball 3x3: Martin Dorbek, Renato Lindmets, Ardi Oja, Siim Raudla

Beach Volleyball: Kristo Kollo, Rivo Vesik

Boxing: Kaupo Arro, Andrei Hartšenko, Ainar Karlson, Rain Karlson

Cycling BMX: Ketlin Tekkel

Cycling Mountain Bike: Martin Loo, Maaris Meier

Cycling Road Race: Martin Laas, Aksel Nõmmela, Risto Raid, Liisi Rist, Mihkel Räim

Fencing: Julia Beljajeva, Irina Embrich, Erika Kirpu, Katrina Lehis, Nikolai Novosjolov

Judo: Iljas Avir, Aleksandr Marmeljuk, Juhan Mettis, Grigori Minaškin, Künter Rothberg, Jevgeni Salejev, Kristjan Tõniste

Shooting: Meelis Kiisk, Peeter Olesk, Veera Rumjantseva, Anžela Voronova

Swimming: Maksim Akavantsev, Kertu Ly Alnek, Andrei Gussev, Silver Hein, Werner-Erich Kulla, Margaret Markvardt, Karel Seli, Cevin Anders Siim, Daniel Zaitsev, Nikita Tšernõšev

Triathlon: Aleksandr Latin, Kaidi Kivioja

Wrestling Greco-Roman: Eerik Aps, Ardo Arusaar, Heiki Nabi, Silver Tõgen

Wrestling Freestyle: Aleksei Baskakov, Ragnar Kaasik, Epp Mäe


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