Judo in Azerbaijan

Judo in Azerbaijan had four Olympic judo medallists. Elnur Mammadli was Olympic Judo Champion in 2008 and Movlud Miraliyev won bronze in 2008. Rustam Orujov and Elmar Gasimov won silver in Rio2016. Elkhan Mammadov was the first and only World Champion for Azerbaijan in 2013 out of 12 World medals. Rustam Orujov became European Judo champion in Kazan in 2016. Judo lightweight Elchin Ismayilov was European champion three times. Coach of Azerbaijan is Peter Seisenbacher. The biggest event is the IJF Grand Slam of Baku. Also the European Games were held in Baku in 2015.

Judo legends B S G

  • Elnur Mammadli
  • 013
  • Elkhan Mammadov
  • 312
  • Rustam Orujov
  • 121
  • Elchin Ismayilov
  • 023
  • Orkhan Safarov
  • 230

Elnur Mammadli - Super star

Elmar Gasimov - Idol

Last 365 days of judo B S G

  • Hidayet Heydarov
  • 202
  • Tural Safguliyev
  • 021
  • Rustam Orujov
  • 311
  • Orkhan Safarov
  • 211
  • Nijat Shikhalizada
  • 111

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Last results

Judo event Type Place Date
Baku Open JuniorsITJunBaku18 Jan 2018
Azerbaijan Championships BakuNCBaku26 Dec 2017
Azerbaijan U23 Championships BakuN23Baku29 Jun 2017
IBSA Blind Islamic Solidarity Games BakuIBSAWCBaku13 May 2017
4th Islamic Solidarity Games BakuITBaku13 May 2017

Birthdays

Name Birthdate Age
Royal Zeynalov18 Feb 199622 years
Joshgun Abdullayev19 Feb 199622 years
Afag Sultanova20 Feb 198731 years
Samir Dadashzade21 Feb 199028 years
Nuriyya Akhundova22 Feb 199325 years