Azerbaijan wins first Rio Olympics medal
Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 9
Azerbaijani judoka Rustam Orujov (weight category 73 kg) has won a silver medal at the Rio Olympic Games.
In the finals he lost to Japan's Shohei Ono.
This is Azerbaijan’s first medal at the Rio Olympics so far.
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.