Not satisfied with the title she won in the London Open’s featherweight division last weekend, Gabriela Fechter signed up for the absolute in search of another gold medal. After advancing through her bracket, she faced Julia Maele in the final.
A tough Julia didn’t allow Gabi to play freely. However, with a technical, precise progression, Gabi made adjustments until achieving control from the top, with Julia on all fours — a perfect situation for the Checkmat black-belt to attack Julia from the back, eventually choking her.
Watch Gabi win the absolute title right here: