Rustam Orujov Judoka

Rustam Orujov

Rustam Orujov

  • Country:Azerbaijan
  • Born:4 October 1991 (29 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. Rustam took bronze at the IJF World Masters in 2019 in Qingdao. He took gold at the Grand Slam in Budapest in 2020. He claimed a bronze medal at the Euro
Shohei Ono

Shohei Ono earns respect with Olympic gold in style

9 Aug 2016 00:35

Reigning world champion Shohei Ono has claimed Japan’s first judo gold of Rio 2016 on Monday, ending a run of five bronze medals in the sport over the first three days of the Games. Ono beat Azerbaijan’s Rustam Orujov by ippon in the men’s U73kg division to claim gold on his Olympic debut, adding it to his two world championships titles. Read more

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Sensational Van Tichelt in the semi final vs Ono

8 Aug 2016 18:15

It was an exciting day of judo at the Carioca 2 Arena in Rio. With the men U73kg and women U57kg on show, there were absolute top matches in the quarter finals and the semis. The quarter finals were decisive again with a surprising line up in pool A. Lightweight Dirk van Tichelt had beaten 2015 World bronze medallist An Chang-Rim of Korea. The Belgian judoka created a nice path to the semi final once he had outsmarted Denis Iartcev with fine judo and Van Tichelt seems to be in the form of his life. Read more

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Rio2016 Olympic Judo Preview Men U73kg

8 Aug 2016 11:40

Shohei Ono of Japan is the absolute favourite for the Olympic title on 8 August. However, nothing is as it seems at Olympic level. Ono threw Riner at a training camp, but throwing his opponents in Rio may be tougher. In 2012, Russia won a second gold medal thanks to Mansur Isaev. With Isaev being unable to defend his title as he misses the Olympics, it’s about time that Ono takes credit of his reputation. Read more

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Soichi Hashimoto surprises with golden groundwork

29 May 2016 00:45

Soichi Hashimoto showed a great transition on the ground when he defeated Ganbaatar Odbayar in the final by a rare armlock. Perfect ne-waza with a slow flying juji and pulled the right arm of Ganbaatar into an armlock. Read more

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Mirali Sharipov grabs gold against teammate Boboyev

7 May 2016 17:00

Mirali Sharipov (UZB) took the victory at the Grand Slam in Baku. The Asian Championships bronze medallist won the domestic bragging rights against teammate and Tashkent Grand Prix bronze medallist Giyosjon Boboyev (UZB) as he came out on top in their U73kg final. Boboyev (UZB) led by a waza-ari score after Sharipov tried to lift up his teammate but his compatriot countered with ashi-waza for the opening score. Read more

Result City Date
3Tashkent5 Mar
3Prague2020
1Budapest2020
3Düsseldorf2020
1Budapest2019

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