Rustam Orujov Judoka

Rustam Orujov

Rustam Orujov

  • Country:Azerbaijan
  • Born:4 October 1991 (26 years)
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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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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

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Basile fighting U73kg, Israeli team under IJF flag in Abu Dhabi Grand Slam

25 Oct 2017 15:35

The Abu Dhabi Grand Slam is one of five Grand Slams on the IJF World Judo Tour and is the premier judo event in the region. For many athletes the circumstances and weather conditions are a good reason to fly to Abu Dhabi each year. The Grand Slam of Abu Dhabi grew to an important event and will for some heavyweight athletes be a preparation on the Open Weight World Championships in November in Marakech. Read more

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Rustam Orujov doesn't surprise with gold in Zagreb

30 Sep 2017 18:10

Without any surprise Rustam Orujov claimed the gold medal at the Grand Prix in Zagreb. The two top seeded athletes of the day met in the final of the U73kg category as Orujov of Azerbaijan and Tommy Macias of Sweden went through the preliminary rounds without losing. Read more

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

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