Orkhan Safarov Judoka

Orkhan Safarov

Orkhan Safarov

  • Country:Azerbaijan
  • Born:10 August 1991 (29 years)
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Orkhan Safarov became World Championships silver medallist in 2017 in Budapest. He won the only Azerbaijan (silver) medal at the European Games in Baku and European bronze in 2017. He won a World bronze medal in 2013. He won IJF Events in Baku, Tbilisi and Abu Dhabi and added the World Masters in 2016 in Guadalajara. Fifth at the Olympic Games in Rio. He won bronze at the Grand Slam in Paris in 2017. He won a bronze medal at the Grand Slam in Baku in 2017. He won gold in Oberwart in 2018.
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Manuel Lombardo rewards himself for five-star showing

24 Oct 2019 18:35

World number 10 Manuel Lombardo of Italy won all five of his contests by ippon as he charged to his first Grand Slam title. The 20-year-old outperformed former World Judo Masters winner Orkhan Safarov (AZE) in the final as the Italian scored with a ippon-seoi-nage and a modified kata-guruma respectively to win by two scores without reply. Read more

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Azerbaijan to the Worlds without Orkhan Safarov

6 Aug 2019 13:40

With 18 medals for Azerbaijan in the history of this young country is strong in judo. The men dominate with fifteen medals and one world title for Elkhan Mammadov, the current head coach of the men’s team. Last year in Baku the team won two medals, in 2017 a best ever with four medals including two finals for Rustam Orujov and Orkhan Safarov, the man who is missing in this edition in Tokyo at the end of this month. Read more

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Preview men lightweights U60kg European Games Minsk

19 Jun 2019 09:15

The European Games is the top event once every four years in this continent which obviously continues the annual European Championships. The category U60kg has a few new guys in the pack that might make this category exciting without the interference of Asian or Pan American top athletes. Europe (Russia) won the Olympic titles of 2012 and 2016. Read more

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Judo World Championships Preview Day 1 U60kg and U48kg

19 Sep 2018 16:20

Only two times the World Championships had more fighters U60kg then this edition. In a field of 68, only the 2010 Tokyo and 2011 Paris edition had such an amount of class players. The quality is awesome but we’re also missing some guys here. Read more

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Preview: Asia vs Europe in men's U60kg class

19 Sep 2018 14:30

The men’s U60kg category is somewhat devaluated without a lot of tough guys. Like Smetov, Urozboev and some more talents. The 68 athletes will for sure make a party tough, but one side is more Asian oriented, the other more Eastern European. Read more

Result City Date
7Düsseldorf21 Feb
7Tel Aviv23 Jan
2Abu Dhabi2019
7Antalya2019
7Tel Aviv2019

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