BP MARKOWITZ MOURNS THE PASSING OF BROOKLYN'S INTERNATIONAL JUDO MASTER RUSTY KANOKOGI
"All of Brooklyn mourns the loss of Rena "Rusty" Kanokogi, a true
In photo: Rena "Rusty" Kanokogi (l)--inducted into the International Women's Sports Hall of Fame for securing women's judo as a full medal sport in the Olympics--received the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette honor from Japan, presented by Japan's Consul General in New York, Ambassador Motoatsu Sakurai (second from l). Tennis legend Billie Jean King (r) was there to laud Ms. Kanokogi, and BP Markowitz presented a proclamation.
Photo credit: Hideatsu Tomisawa