Rustam Orujov Judoka

Rustam Orujov

Rustam Orujov

  • Country:Azerbaijan
  • Born:4 October 1991 (26 years)
  • Popularity
Rustam Orujov of Azerbaijan won Olympic silver in Rio and became World Championships silver medallist in 2017 in Budapest. In 2016 he was European champion and bronze in 2017. Rustam and won the Grand Prix in Havana in 2016, Grand Prix in Baku (2012), Grand Slam Baku in 2013 and Grand Prix Tbilisi and Samsun, both in 2015. In 2015 he won silver in Paris, Düsseldorf and Abu Dhabi in 2016. Orujov was born in Ust-Ilimsk in Russia. He took the gold medal at the Grand Prix in Zagreb in 2017.
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Mongolian maestro Ganbaatar follows Worlds medal with Abu Dhabi gold

27 Oct 2017 18:50

World bronze medallist Ganbaatar Odbayar of Mongolia has now won four medals from his last four events and is arguably the form judoka in the weight category. Ganbaatar won Grand Slam gold for the first time in May before claiming his first Worlds Championships medal in August and has now returned to the top of a Grand Slam podium. Read more

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Basile fighting U73kg, Israeli team under IJF flag in Abu Dhabi Grand Slam

25 Oct 2017 15:35

The Abu Dhabi Grand Slam is one of five Grand Slams on the IJF World Judo Tour and is the premier judo event in the region. For many athletes the circumstances and weather conditions are a good reason to fly to Abu Dhabi each year. The Grand Slam of Abu Dhabi grew to an important event and will for some heavyweight athletes be a preparation on the Open Weight World Championships in November in Marakech. Read more

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Rustam Orujov doesn't surprise with gold in Zagreb

30 Sep 2017 18:10

Without any surprise Rustam Orujov claimed the gold medal at the Grand Prix in Zagreb. The two top seeded athletes of the day met in the final of the U73kg category as Orujov of Azerbaijan and Tommy Macias of Sweden went through the preliminary rounds without losing. Read more

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Soichi Hashimoto claims expected gold medal U73kg

30 Aug 2017 19:15

Japan captured another gold medal, their fifth in total and eight medals in total counting juist three days of fighting in Budapest. Soichi Hashimoto was the expected winner, and despite 73 judoka in this category U73kg, still the favourites were able to win the medal. Ganbaatar Odbayar was more of a surprise medal for Mongolia, another one from this relative new judo country. Read more

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Azeri fighters on fire for medals but Hashimoto still favourite

30 Aug 2017 15:20

The World Judo Championships continue with day three in Budapest, again with strong Asian input as Japan again has two contenders in the semi finals. With Soichi Hashimoto and Tsukasa Yoshida, the Japanese can again take the jackpot at the third day. The Azeri fighters U73kg show their best judo. Read more

Result City Date
3Abu Dhabi27 Oct
1Zagreb30 Sep
2Budapest30 Aug
2Baku13 May
3Warsaw21 Apr

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