International Judo Federation has calculated all results and points of the athletes, who will fight for the Rio Olympic Games licenses and has announced Olympic rating.
According to the current statistics, "Neftchi” Sports Club’s judokas are pretentious to participate in the Olympic Games.
In the weight category up to 60 kg, Orkhan Safarov and Ilgar Mushkiyev struggle for the license. Safarov, who has 923 points in his asset, ranks eleventh place in classification. His victory in "Grand Slam” tournament Abu-Dabi, has been the best result. This tournament gave him 250 points. Necessary to consider that, silver medalist of the European Games and at this games injured athlete Orkhan is recovering his sport-uniform now. I. Mushkiyev (774 points) is in the 15thplace and his victory of Gran-Prix competitions in Qingdao has been brought him extra points (300 points). If we taking into account, classification of the Olympics will be completed only in May, each start will be important for athletes.
In the weight category up to 60 kg, Nijat Shikhalizada has ranked in the eighth place with 1012 points. He provided his participation virtually in Rio Olympics. There are two results on account of wrestler and the last result has been the victory of "Gran-Prix” tournaments in Qingdao. Rustam Orujov (73 kg) has ranked in the second place with 1522 points at the moment and lags behind from the Korean Chan-Grim Anu in the rating. In asset of our judoka there are 16 results and the best result is the gaining silver medal of "Grand Slam” tournament, in Paris. This medal has added hundred points to his asset.
Among the Azerbaijani national team athletes, in the weight category up to 81 kg, the club’s other graduate Abdulhagg Rasullu (57th stage) demonstrates the best result. For now, he is far from the struggle for the license. But Mammadali Mehdiyev (90 kg) can hope to take part in the Rio Olympic Games. His 31st position is considered transition stage, because there are a few athletes from each of the countries in the future.
Elmar Gasimov ranks in the second place of the rating, in the weight category up to 100 kg. The sportsman has finished the season in the major note, by winning the bronze medal in "Grand Slam" tournament. There are 1758 points in his asset. The competition expects Gasimov with rising to the 19th place and ambitious judoka of the club Elkhan Mammadov (668 points).