Håkan Nyblom

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Håkan Nyblom
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Nyblom (behind) at the 2004 Olympics
Personal information
Full nameHåkan Erik Nyblom
NationalityFlag of Denmark.svg  Denmark
Born (1981-11-26) 26 November 1981 (age 38)
Vaasa, Finland [1]
Residence Herning, Denmark
Height1.58 m (5 ft 2 in)
Weight55 kg (121 lb)
Sport
Sport Wrestling
Event(s) Greco-Roman
ClubHerning Brydeklub (DEN) [1]
Coached byJarek Pzyara (since 2005) [2]
Szymon Kogut (national) [3]

Håkan Erik Nyblom (born 26 November 1981) is a retired Greco-Roman wrestler. He and his twin brother Anders were born in Finland, but competed throughout their careers for Denmark in the 55 kg featherweight division - Håkan qualified for the 2004 and 2012 Olympics, where he placed eighth and fifth, respectively, while Anders finished 11th in 2008. [1] In 2009 Håkan won a bronze medal at the world championships, after losing to Hamid Sourian in the semifinal. [2]

At the 2004 Olympics Håkan placed second in the preliminary pool. At the 2012 Olympics, he lost to Sourian in the semifinal, and then to Péter Módos in the bronze medal bout. [1]

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References

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  3. "Håkan Erik Nyblom". London 2012. Archived from the original on 26 March 2013. Retrieved 5 December 2012.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)