“I was born on October 4, 1991. I have started taking judo at the age of 7. My first coach’s name was Alexander Andreevich. My father brought me to judo. I was very ambitious in this sport. I graduated from school number 56 in Baku. And as most sportsmen, I went to college to the Sports Academy.
My first international tournament was in September, 2007. It was the 1st Eurasian Cadet Sport Games in Brest, Belarus. I won the gold medal.” – Rustam Orujov
Rustam was awarded the first-degree order for “Service to the Motherland” in 2016. He has said in his interviews numerous times that he will never let his flag drop.
Rustam Orujov is the gold medalist of the Eurasian Youth Games held in Belarus, in 2013. He also became the Champion of Europe in Kazan. He won the bronze medal as a part of the national team at the European Championship. He is the silver medalist of the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games and the Bronze medalist of the European Championships 2017. In 2017 he became silver medalist at World Juco Champiosnhips. Rustam is the Silver medalist of Baku 2017 – 4th Islamic Solidarity Games. He won the Gold medal as a part of the national team at Baku 2017. Rustam is the gold medalist of Guangzhou world Masters 2018.
Rustam Orujov is the gold medalist of the Zagreb Grand Prix 2017, Havana Grand Prix 2016, Baku Grand Slam 2015, Samsun Grand Prix 2015, Tbilisi Grand Prix 2015, Baku Grand Slam 2013, Baku Grand Prix 2012. Rustam is the silver medalist of the Grand Slam Dusseldorf 2018, Abu Dhabi Grand Slam 2016, Dusseldorf Grand Prix 2016, Qingdao Grand Prix 2015, Paris Grand Slam 2015, Samsun Grand Prix 2014. Rustam is the bronze medalist of the Grand Slam Abu Dhabi 2017, Baku Grand Slam 2017, Guadalajara Masters 2016, Baku Grand Slam 2016, Jeju Grand Prix 2015, Rabat Masters 2015, Jeju Grand Prix 2014, Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2014, Baku Grand Slam 2014, Dusseldorf Grand Prix 2019.