RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Ketelyn Nascimento (57kg), Ketleyn Quadros (63kg) and Maria Suelen Altheman (+78kg), Gabriela Chibana (48kg) and Maria Portela (70kg) climbed the podium on Saturday in Bratislava, Slovakia. Of the seven weight categories in dispute (All Female), Brazil was represented in six. Only the 78kg category contestant, Mayra Aguiar, lacked a national fighter.

Brazil and Japan ended the competition with three gold medals, but the Asian delegation took the highest ranking by adding two silver and one bronze medals, while the Brazilians took two bronze medals.

In the 57 kilos category, Ketelyn Nascimento won by defeating Hungarian Ibolya . . .

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