Rustam Orujov Judoka

Rustam Orujov

Rustam Orujov

  • Country:Azerbaijan
  • Born:4 October 1991 (28 years)
  • Popularity
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 claimed bronze at the Grand Slam in Baku in 2019. He took bronze at the IJF World Masters in 2019 in Qingdao.
Elmar Gasimov_AZE

Azeri judoka not happy in preparation to European Games

3 Mar 2015 12:40

A number of Azerbaijani judoka held a protest in connection with the financial situation at the Azerbaijan Judo Federation. According to the Azeri Newspapers the athletes haven’t been paid or get it very late. Among the protesters Elmar Gasimov, 2013 world champion Elkhan Mammadov, and world championship medallist Nijat Shikhalizade. "How are we going to act on the EuroGames with such a training?" Read more

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An Chang-Rim shows his potential against Muki

28 Nov 2014 14:55

Junior world champion An Chang-Rim from Korea produced a sublime performance on the biggest stage of his blossoming career as he delighted his home crowd. AN defeated the top seed and Baku Grand Slam winner Sagi Muki (ISR) in the final having bested two Mongolian’s Khashbaatar and Ganbaatar in his route to the final. Read more

20141101_AbuDhabi_MOGUSHKOV, Musa (RUS) - ELMONT, Dex (NED)4

Dex Elmont new World ranking leader after Abu Dhabi victory

1 Nov 2014 16:05

Dex Elmont took a gold medal at the Grand Slam in Abu Dhabi. In the final of the men’s -73kg Elmont opposed Musa Mogushkov of Russia. Due to an injury, Mogushkov couldn’t compete and the victory went to Dex Elmont. Read more

20140510_Baku_MUKI, Sagi (ISR)

Irresistible Sagi Muki thrills for Israel

10 May 2014 17:35

Dusseldorf Grand Prix silver medallist Sagi Muki (ISR) was unstoppable in the -73kg category as he bested Buenos Aires Pan American Open silver medallist Florent Urani (FRA). Urani, 23, already assured of his first Grand Slam medal, had the misfortune of meeting Muki, 21, who was in devastating form as he threw with ease all day long. The Israeli scored ippon after 90 seconds with a crowd-pleasing sode-tsurikomi-goshi to arguably steal the show on day two. Read more

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Christpher Voelk benefits in the golden score

29 Mar 2014 17:50

The final of the Grand Prix in Samsun opposed Christopher Voelk (GER) and Rustam Orujov (AZE). The five minutes were not enough to decide the winner and both athletes entered the Golden score still uncertain about the final results, when Voelk launched an unexpected tsuri-goshi for a superb ippon. Read more

Result City Date
3Düsseldorf22 Feb
5Abu Dhabi2019

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