Rustam Orujov Judoka

Rustam Orujov

Rustam Orujov

  • Country:Azerbaijan
  • Born:4 October 1991 (29 years)
  • Popularity
Rustam Orujov of Azerbaijan won Olympic silver in Rio and became World Championships silver medallist in 2017 in Budapest and 2019 in Tokyo. In 2016 he was European champion, bronze in 2017 and silver in 2019. Rustam won many IJF World Tour events. Orujov was born in Ust-Ilimsk (RUS). He took the gold medal at the Grand Prix in Zagreb in 2017. Rustam claimed bronze at the Grand Slam in Baku in 2019. He took bronze at the IJF World Masters in 2019 in Qingdao.
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Rustam Orujov Europe’s best man

25 Oct 2020 00:30

Rustam Orujov (AZE) does not need to be introduced. Twice a silver medalist at the World Championships, silver medalist at the last Olympic Games and winner of the World Judo Masters, he is currently second in the world ranking list and here in Hungary he was seeded number one. The Azeri did not disappoint as he blasted his way to the final where he found the Swiss fighter Nils Stump, whose track record is far from that of his opposition. Read more

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King Shohei Ono dominates the field in Düsseldorf

22 Feb 2020 18:05

Olympic and world champion Shohei Ono defeated former world champion An Changrim (KOR) to win U73kg gold in the most anticipated category on day two. Tenri University superstar Ono clinched his fifth Grand Slam title as the 2019 world champion beat the 2018 world champion in a closely-contested final between two of the biggest stars in the sport. Read more

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Soichi Hashimoto returns to glory to complete Masters hat-trick

13 Dec 2019 12:50

Former world champion Hashimoto Soichi of Japan won the World Judo Masters for the third time as he returned to being Japan’s number two behind Olympic and world champion Ono Shohei (JPN). Hashimoto was awarded the victory after Zagreb Grand Prix winner Tohar Butbul (ISR) could not compete in the -73kg final due to injury. The Park 24 judoka topped the Masters podium as he did in 2016 and 2017 and will hang on to his slim chances of making the Olympics team with major selections still likely for him in 2020. Read more

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Shohei Ono is the coolest judoka on earth

27 Aug 2019 16:45

Olympic champion Ono Shohei won a rematch of the Rio 2016 final as Olympic silver medallist Rustam Orujov of Azerbaijan finished second best once again in a major final. Ono captured his third world title as he added to his 2013 and 2015 titles in his first appearance at the Worlds in four years. Read more

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Shohei Ono looks concentrated, Azeri men eager to stunt

27 Aug 2019 11:25

In the Preliminaries at the World Championships in Tokyo not so many surprises in the men;s U73kg. Most of the favourites qualified or simply had tough opponents. In pool C opt favourite and Olympic champion Shohei Ono Shohei breezed into the last four with an effortless display as he won all four of his bouts by ippon. Read more

Result City Date
1Budapest24 Oct
3Düsseldorf22 Feb
1Budapest2019
3Qingdao2019
3Odivelas2019

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