The decisive result was Jamaladdin Magomedov winning 12-1 against Russia’s Timur Kotsoev in the 125kg weight class.
Azerbaijan’s other wins in the bronze medal showdown came from 61kg world champion Haji Aliyev over Murshid Mutalimov 9-4; Magomed Muslimov at 65kg over Zaurbek Sidakov 6-0; and Sharif Sharifov over Yury Belonovskiy 1-1 at 97kg.
Russia’s victories came from Viktor Rassadin at 57kg, Israil Kasumov at 70kg, Iakubali Shikhdzhamalov at 74kg and Dauren Kurugliev at 86kg.
Azerbaijan’s only defeat came at the hands of eventual champions Iran, losing 7-1 in the deciding Pool B encounter.
The only victory for Azerbaijan against Iran came from Sharifov, who topped Reza Yazdani 9-1 at 97kg. Iran beat the United States 5-3 to win gold.
Belarus beat Mongolia 5-3 to finish fifth while Turkey lost to Cuba 5-3 in the match for seventh place.