Held in Jeju, city of South Korea, the second day of Grand Prix competition has also been successful for Azerbaijan athletes.
"Neftchi” Sports Club’s another graduate, representing our country in the 73 kg weight Rustam Orujov has begun to fight by defeating Swedish Tommy Masia, Polish Damian Shvarnoveski and Korean representative Chai Sen-Ge. But our judoka has lost to Belgian athlete Dirk van Tichelt in the semifinal. In the battle for the bronze medal Orujov has faced with another Belgian representative Sami Chouchi. In the tense struggle Rustam Orujov has gained the bronze medal of Grand –Prix by defeating his opponent.
And in 81 kg weight category, our more 2 Azerbaijani judokas – Abdulhagg Rasullu and Huseyn Rahimli has lost and he had to stop the fight.
Note that, another member of our club – Orkhan Safarov (60 kg) has also won a bronze medal in the first day of Grand Prix.