Azerbaijani judoka advances to 1/4 finals at Rio Olympics
Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 8
Azerbaijani athlete Rustam Orujov (weight category 73 kg) advanced to the 1/4 finals in judo competitions as part of Rio 2016 Olympic Games on Aug. 8.
Orujov gained a victory over the Australian judoka Jake Bensted.
Hungary’s Miklos Ungvari will be Orujov’s next opponent.
Fifty-six athletes are representing Azerbaijan at the 2016 Summer Olympics, underway in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
The games, which kicked off on Aug. 5, will end on Aug. 21, and will be followed by the 15th Summer Paralympic Games on Sept. 7-18.