Vugar Orujov

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Vugar Orujov
Вугар Оруджев
Personal information
Full nameVugar Nariman oglu Orujov
NationalityRussian
Belarusian
EthnicityAzerbaijani
Born(1971-10-26)26 October 1971
Baku, Soviet Union
ResidenceSyosset, New York
Height1.55 m (5 ft 1 in)
Weight48 kg (106 lb)
Sport
CountrySoviet Union
Russia
Belarus
SportWrestling
Event(s)Freestyle
ClubMinsk freestyle wrestling club
Coached byZhora Dzhangirov

Vugar Nariman oglu Orujov (Azerbaijani: Vüqar Nəriman oğlu Orucov, Russian: Оруджев Вугар Нариман оглы, born 26 October 1971 in Baku, Azerbaijani SSR, Soviet Union) is a Russian two-time freestyle wrestling world champion and an Olympic bronze medalist of Azerbaijani heritage.

He competed in both the 1992 Summer Olympics, where he competed for the Unified Team, and the 1996 Summer Olympics, taking third and fourth respectively.[1] He is currently an assistant coach at Nassau Community College in East Garden City, New York.

He has three sons, one of them Vitali Arujau represents Cornell University in NCAA division 1.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Vugar Orujov". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.

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