Azerbaijan’s Orujov reaches judo semi-finals at Baku 2017
Baku, Azerbaijan, May 13
By Elchin Mehdiyev – Trend:
Azerbaijani judoka, silver medalist of the Rio Olympics, Rustam Orujov has reached the semi-finals at the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku.
Orujov defeated his rival from Tajikistan, Behrouz Khodzhazoda, in the quarter finals.
Judo competitions kicked off today, on May 13.
Azerbaijan is represented by Orkhan Safarov, Nijat Shikhalizade and Rustam Orujov in men’s competitions and by Aisha Gurbanly, Nezaket Azizova, Kifayat Gasimova and Khanim Huseynova in women’s competitions.
The Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games started May 8 and will last until May 22 in Azerbaijan’s capital.