Azerbaijani judo fighters return from Rio

Azerbaijani judo fighters, who successfully competed at the Rio-2016 Summer Olympic Games, have returned home.

Rustam Orujov (73kg) and Elmar Gasimov (100kg) brought home silver medals from the Games.

A welcoming ceremony at the Heydar Aliyev International Airport was attended by employees of the Youth and Sports Ministry, National Olympic Committee, Azerbaijan Judo Federation, as well as representatives of sports community, the wrestlers family members and fans.

The judo team will embark on training for the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games after taking a 10 day rest.