Hannette Staak takes Penny Thomas’ back at the beginning of the match and keeps it for a lot of time. Eventually Penny manages to escape but Staak connects with a knee bar attempt. The girls battle from this position until the end, and Staak comes out on top, submitting Thomas with a straight knee bar and conquering her division again.
Sayaka Shioda begins with a footlock attempt but Luanna Alzuguir scrambles and escapes, getting top position. Luanna is looking for the pass, goes for a back attempt but ends up on bottom. Shioda is warned by the referee. Luanna sweeps. After a while, Shioda is able to attempt the fooft attack and stands. Luanna goes for the guillotine but Shioda frees her head. Luanna is on top, working in Shioda’s guard, sometimes open, sometimes closed. Shioda manage to land a heel hook, and they roll up to the end of the mats, but Luana escapes and keeps trying the pass. They are back on their feet. Now Shioda is on top, in Luanna’s closed guard.
With a beautiful move, Luana goes from closed guard straight to Shioda’s back and opens the scoring (3-0). Shioda escapes, but Luanna is taking the back again as time ends. Luanna Alzuguir is the -60kg champion.
20-minute break for the men’s absolute!