Rustam Orujov Judoka

Rustam Orujov

Rustam Orujov

  • Country:Azerbaijan
  • Born:4 October 1991 (27 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. He won m
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Rustam Orujov Can Eat Birthday Cake Again

4 Oct 2018 19:55

The World Championships in Baku were not a success for Rustam Orujov. The runner-up of the 2017 World Championships won two contest in Baku, but after the third his event was over. Rio’s U73kg silver medallist celebrates his 27th birthday with mixed feelings. Read more

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Preview men U73kg: Can the Azeri beat Hashimoto and An

21 Sep 2018 22:30

The category U73kg has been dominated by Japan for the last decade. With Hashimoto as only choice in the team, so without Ono, it is Hashimoto who should showcase his best judo and prolong the world title which will give him a big lead in the race for Tokyo. But there are lots of good athletes in this category such as An-Chang-Rim. Read more

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Akil Gjakova first man to win Grand Prix for Kosovo

28 Jul 2018 21:00

The men’s categories were also hotly-contested as Kosovo’s first and only male representative on the IJF World Judo Tour won more silverware than his female counterparts for the first time in history. Read more

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Shohei Ono back to his best in Düsseldorf

24 Feb 2018 19:15

Olympic champion Ono Shohei of Japan was back to his brilliant best as he won all six contests in Germany to return to the medal podium for the first time since Rio 2016. Ono was matched against silver medallist Rustam Orujov (AZE) in a rematch of the Olympic final and the outcome was the same as the Japanese superstar was back with vengeance after a short-lived comeback at the Tokyo Grand Slam in December. Read more

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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

Result City Date
3Zagreb28 Jul
2Düsseldorf24 Feb
7St. Petersburg2017
3Ankara2017
3Abu Dhabi2017

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