Rustam Orujov Judoka

Rustam Orujov

Rustam Orujov

  • Country:Azerbaijan
  • Born:4 October 1991 (25 years)
  • Popularity
Rustam Orujov of Azerbaijan won Olympic silver in Rio. 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 won a bronze medal at the Grand Slam in Baku in 2017.
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European Open in Minsk will have a finger-licking good field

21 Jul 2017 09:05

Four of the Olympic Games medallist will be fighting at the European Open in Minsk. The tournament in Belarus will be an important preparation for many European top, world-level athletes for the World Championships in Budapest. Read more

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World number one Rustam Orujov: only the world title counts

18 May 2017 20:00

When you get to Baku, just mention the name of Rustam Orujov in the street, the store, the subway, the bus stop, or any other place and you will immediately see the people's distinctive love and respect toward the current number one of the World Ranking U73kg and runner up of the Olympic Games. Georgian young reporter Nikoloz Gurini interviewed Orujov. Read more

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Hidayet Heydarov sets unique record with fourth different European title

21 Apr 2017 17:35

The European title for men U73kg went to Azerbaijan. New kid Hidayet Heydarov, who made his transition from U66kg to U73kg quickly, took the European title in his final against Musa Mogushkov. It was a unique European title. Like yesterday, with the youngster Bilodid, today another historical moment occurred in Europe with the fourth different age title by one person. Hidayet Heydarov is the first man to do it. Read more

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European Judo Championships Preview U73kg: Rematch of Orujov vs Shavdatuashvili?

19 Apr 2017 09:45

Three European medallist at the Olympic Games in Rio in the category for men U73kg, but no one could touch Shohei Ono, the star from Japan. Rustam Orujov came close winning the silver, as we can’t say he lost the Olympic title. Who will be the European Champion this year in Warsaw? Read more

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Glory for Odbayar Ganbaatar as Mongolia mounts fightback on day two

11 Mar 2017 15:10

World Judo Masters silver medallist Ganbaatar Odbayar of Mongolia captured Grand Slam gold for the first time as he bested double world champion and London 2012 Olympic silver medallist Nakaya Riki of Japan Read more

Result City Date
2Baku13 May
3Warsaw21 Apr
3Baku11 Mar
5Paris11 Feb
1Budapest2016

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