Who is Rustam Orujov? Know all about the sensational Olympian, Bio, Net Worth, Career achievements, Coach and more

Rustam Orujov is a former olympic Judoka and has a lot of expectations riding on him for the Tokyo Olympics 2020. Read to know about her career achievements, bio, personal life, and more.

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Rustam Orujov
NameRustam Orujov
Date of Birth4 October 1991
BirthplaceUst-Ilimsk, Irkutsk Oblast, Soviet Union
Current world ranking3rd
Sport/Event(s)Judo
Major AchievementsSilver medal in 2016 Rio Olympics

Rustam Orujov is one of the favorites in the Tokyo Olympics 2020 representing his country, Azerbaijan in the sport of Judo. He has competed in the sport since he was very young and has traveled around the world to showcase his talents in the sport of Judo.

The Azerbaijani Judoka competes in the 73 kg weight class. He is famously known for his performance in the Rio Olympics 2016. Winning is not a new feeling for Rustam and will look to continue doing so in his career.

Rustam Orujov
Rustam Orujov

Rustom has been a Judoka since his youth days and has been very good at the sport. He trained in Baku, Azerbaijan at the Attila martial arts sports club. He has been awarded the “Order for service to the Fatherland III degree” by the President of Azerbaijan. He beat Gideon van Zyl at the 2012 Summer Olympics but was eliminated in the third round.

Rustam Orujov Bio

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Rustam will look to win this Olympics

Rustam was born on 4th October 1991 in Ust-Ilimsk, Irkutsk Oblast, Soviet Union. He stands 5 ft 10 in tall and competes in the 73 kg weight class in the sport of Judo. He represents Azerbaijan and has a lot of hope to win in the Tokyo Olympics 2020.

Rustam Orujov career achievements

Rustom’s most memorable achievement is winning the silver in the 73 kg category at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. He was also the flag bearer for Azerbaijan at the opening ceremony of the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. The Azerbaijani has bagged a total of 11 golds in his career.

Rustam Orujov net worth

Rustom is one of the richest Judoka. He is also listed as one. Orujov has a net worth which is approximately $1.5 Million. There is no doubt he will be adding more riches to his net worth from the sport.

Rustam Orujov coach

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Rustam and his coach

Rustom has said on many occasions that he owes his successful career to his father and his coaches. “My father always supported me. Also, my coaches are always there for me, he said. He is coached by Ruslan Mashurenko, who was the secretary-general of the Ukraine Judo Association.

Rustam Orujov personal life

Rustom has not revealed a lot about his parents other than his father being a support system. What we do know is that Judoka is a married man. He is married to Elnara Orujova and has one son and one daughter.

How old is Rustam Orujov?

The Azerbaijani Judoka is 29 years old.

What is Rustam Orujov’s net worth?

Rustom has an approximated net worth of $1.5 million.

Who is Rustam Orujov’s coach?

He is coached by Ruslan Mashurenko.

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