Rustam Orujov Judoka

Rustam Orujov

Rustam Orujov

  • Country:Azerbaijan
  • Born:4 October 1991 (28 years)
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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. Bronze at the Grand Slam in Düsseldorf in 2019 and silver in Antalya. He claimed bronze at the Grand Slam in Baku in 2019.
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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

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Tokyo Preview men U73kg: Shohei Ono is the most feared

27 Aug 2019 01:20

Some of the most exciting divisions at the World Championships in Tokyo is the category U73kg. Most fans will look forward to the performances of Olympic Champion Shohei Ono. He is opposed in Poule C against 2012 Olympic Champion U66kg) Lasha Shavdatuashvili. Read more

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Tommy Macias gives Sweden Olympic medal aspirations

23 Jun 2019 20:50

Tommy Macias wrote history for Sweden as he captured the European Games title U73kg. In 2010 it was Marcus Nyman who was the first Swede to win the European gold, but this one will taste sweet on a day that Sweden captured two medals as Anna Bernholm won bronze for women U70kg. Read more

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European battle for U73kg European title

20 Jun 2019 10:00

The category that is dominated by the Japanese and Korean fighters Ono, Hashimoto, and An Chang-Rim, is actually quite a European class. With top athletes such as Rustam Orujov, Hidayet Heydarov from Azerbaijan, Lasha Shavdatuashvili (GEO), Tommy Macias (SWE), Akil Gjakova (KOS), Tohar Butbul (ISR) this class is highly interesting who will take the honours. Read more

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Result City Date
2Tokyo27 Aug
2Minsk23 Jun
3Baku11 May
2Antalya5 Apr
3Düsseldorf22 Feb

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