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 won major IJF World Tour events including the World Masters in 2018 in Guangzhou. Orujov was born in Ust-Ilimsk in Russia. He took the gold medal at the Grand Prix in Zagreb in 2017. He won 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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Hidayet Heydarov leads trio of Azeri on the podium

11 May 2019 19:15

Hidayat Heydarov of Azerbaijan won his home Grand Slam for the first time as he beat Tel Aviv Grand Prix bronze medallist Tohar Butbul (ISR) in a nervy U73kg final. The former European Championships gold medallist and World bronze medallist won his first IJF World Judo Tour medal in ideal fashion as he used the home advantage and encouragement of the crowd to fuel his charge to victory in Baku. Read more

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World champion An Chang-Rim unbeatable in Antalya

6 Apr 2019 17:30

World champion An Changrim of Korea reigned in Antalya as he beat Olympic silver medallist Rustam Orujov (AZE) in a pulsating U73kg final. An, who was wearing his red backpatch and competing for only the second time since winning his first world title, pushed the pace in golden score against his long-time rival to the point where it was one-way traffic in golden score. Read more

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Shohei Ono defeated Masashi Ebinuma in dream final

23 Feb 2019 20:15

Olympic champion Ono Shohei won his fourth Grand Slam gold medal at the expense of his teammate, double Olympic bronze medallist and three-time world champion Ebinuma Masashi in a rematch of the Osaka Grand Slam final. ONO won a tense final by a waza-ari from a sacrifice technique as he marginally outperformed his high school colleague-turned rival. Read more

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Azeri ace Orujov back to his best with first gold medal this year

15 Dec 2018 13:25

Olympic silver medallist Rustam Orujov of Azerbaijan won his first IJF World Judo Tour title since September 2017 with a polished performance in China. Two-time Masters bronze medallist Orujov defeated 2017 Tokyo Grand Slam silver medallist Arthur Margelidon (CAN) in the U73kg final after 16 seconds of added time with a waza-ari score. Read more

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First ever European club title for Sporting CP Lisbon

7 Dec 2018 17:40

Sporting Clube Lisbon have won the first edition of the Champions League. In Bucharest the strong Portuguese team captured the gold after three excellent bronze medals over the last year, but this medal tops it. Against Yewara Newa, the defending champion from Russia the men from Lisbon won by 3-2 as world champion Nikoloz Sherazadishvili won a crucial key contest. Read more

Result City Date
3Baku11 May
2Antalya5 Apr
3Düsseldorf22 Feb
1Guangzhou2018
1Bucharest2018

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