Rustam Orujov Judoka

Rustam Orujov

Rustam Orujov

  • Country:Azerbaijan
  • Born:4 October 1991 (27 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, bronze in 2017 and silver in 2019. Rustam won many IJF World Tour events including the World Masters in 2018 in Guangzhou. Orujov was born in Ust-Ilimsk (RUS). He took the gold medal at the Grand Prix in Zagreb in 2017. 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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Tommy Macias gives Sweden Olympic medal aspirations

23 Jun 2019 20:50

Tommy Macias wrote history for Sweden as he captured the European Games title U73kg. In 2010 it was Marcus Nyman who was the first Swede to win the European gold, but this one will taste sweet on a day that Sweden captured two medals as Anna Bernholm won bronze for women U70kg. Read more

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European battle for U73kg European title

20 Jun 2019 10:00

The category that is dominated by the Japanese and Korean fighters Ono, Hashimoto, and An Chang-Rim, is actually quite a European class. With top athletes such as Rustam Orujov, Hidayet Heydarov from Azerbaijan, Lasha Shavdatuashvili (GEO), Tommy Macias (SWE), Akil Gjakova (KOS), Tohar Butbul (ISR) this class is highly interesting who will take the honours. Read more

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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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Result City Date
2Minsk23 Jun
3Baku11 May
2Antalya5 Apr
3Düsseldorf22 Feb
1Guangzhou2018

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