It Took 50 Years, but Judo Pioneer Finally Got Her Medal | NBC New York

It Took 50 Years, but Judo Pioneer Finally Got Her Medal

Rena "Rusty" Kanogkogi was presented with a gold medal by the New York State YMCA. Only men could compete in the Judo Championship in 1959. Rusty competed and won, but was stripped of her original medal because of her sex.

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