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Vugar Orudzhov

Full name: Vugar Narimanovich Orudzhov
Original name: Вугар Нариманович Оруджёв
Gender: Male
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
Weight: 119 lbs (54 kg)
Born: October 26, 1971 in Bakı, Bakı, Azerbaijan
Affiliations: Dynamo Bakı, Bakı (AZE) / CSKA Moskva, Moskva (RUS)
Country: EUN Unified Team, RUS Russia
Sport: Wrestling

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Vugar Orudzhov, who competed as a light-heavyweight freestyler for his entire career, made the Soviet national team in 1991, after winning the 1989 and 1990 European Junior Championships and taking silver at the 1989 World Junior Championships. An ethnic Azerbaijani, Orudzhov competed for the Soviet Union until 1992, then briefly Belarus after the fall of the Soviet Union, and from 1994 until the end of his career in 1996 for Russia. Orudzhov won Olympic bronze in 1992, was fourth at the 1996 Olympics, and was World Champion in 1991 and 1995 and European Champion in 1995. He also won the 1995 World Cup, silver at the 1993 World Championships, silver at the 1992 European Championships and bronze at the 1991 and 1996 European Championships. Orudzhov finished his career after the 1996 Olympics and later worked as a college wrestling coach in the United States.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Summer 20 Barcelona Wrestling Men's Light-Flyweight, Freestyle Unified Team EUN 3 Bronze
1996 Summer 24 Atlanta Wrestling Men's Light-Flyweight, Freestyle Russia RUS 4

Men's Light-Flyweight, Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result CP MR TP
1992 Summer 20 Barcelona Wrestling Unified Team EUN Final Standings 3 1992-08-04
1992 Summer 20 Barcelona Wrestling Unified Team EUN Final Round Match 3/4 1 1992-08-06 Orudzhov (EUN) decision (2-1), Raşovan (ROU)
1992 Summer 20 Barcelona Wrestling Unified Team EUN Group B - Round Five 1 1992-08-05 14,0
1992 Summer 20 Barcelona Wrestling Unified Team EUN Group B - Round Five Match #1 1 1992-08-05 Orudzhov (EUN) decision (1-0), Heugabel (GER) 3,0
1992 Summer 20 Barcelona Wrestling Unified Team EUN Group B - Round Four 2 1992-08-05 11,0
1992 Summer 20 Barcelona Wrestling Unified Team EUN Group B - Round Four Match #1 1 1992-08-05 Orudzhov (EUN) decision (12-5), Martínez (CUB) 3,0
1992 Summer 20 Barcelona Wrestling Unified Team EUN Group B - Round Three 2T 1992-08-04 8,0
1992 Summer 20 Barcelona Wrestling Unified Team EUN Group B - Round Three Match #4 1 1992-08-04 Orudzhov (EUN) fall (4:53), Szostecki (POL) 4,0
1992 Summer 20 Barcelona Wrestling Unified Team EUN Group B - Round Two 2T 1992-08-04 4,0
1992 Summer 20 Barcelona Wrestling Unified Team EUN Group B - Round Two Match #2 1 1992-08-04 Orudzhov (EUN) decision (8-2), Besarati (SWE) 3,0
1992 Summer 20 Barcelona Wrestling Unified Team EUN Group B - Round One 5T 1992-08-04 1,0
1992 Summer 20 Barcelona Wrestling Unified Team EUN Group B - Round One Match #2 2 1992-08-04 Kim (PRK) decision (9-5), Orudzhov (EUN) 1,0
1996 Summer 24 Atlanta Wrestling Russia RUS Final Standings 4 1996-07-29
1996 Summer 24 Atlanta Wrestling Russia RUS Final Round Match 3/4 2 1996-07-30 Vila (CUB) decision (5-2) (5:00), Orudzhov (RUS) 2
1996 Summer 24 Atlanta Wrestling Russia RUS Classification Round Six Match #2 1 1996-07-30 Orudzhov (RUS) decision (5-1) (5:00), Jeong (KOR) 5
1996 Summer 24 Atlanta Wrestling Russia RUS Classification Round Five Match #1 1 1996-07-30 Orudzhov (RUS) grand superiority (10-0) (3:10), Corduneanu (ROU) 10
1996 Summer 24 Atlanta Wrestling Russia RUS Classification Round Four Match #2 1 1996-07-30 Orudzhov (RUS) decision (10-4) (5:00), Eiter (USA) 10
1996 Summer 24 Atlanta Wrestling Russia RUS Classification Round Three Match #3 1 1996-07-29 Orudzhov (RUS) grand superiority (10-0) (1:14), Fernández (MEX) 10
1996 Summer 24 Atlanta Wrestling Russia RUS Classification Round Two Match #4 1 1996-07-29 Orudzhov (RUS) grand superiority (12-0) (1:36), Ragusa (CAN) 12
1996 Summer 24 Atlanta Wrestling Russia RUS Round One Match #7 2 1996-07-29 Yefteni (UKR) decision (6-4) (5:00), Orudzhov (RUS) 4