Hellmut Grosse passed away.
Hellmut Grosse passed away on April 07, 2013 at the age of 89. He was the companion of Ellen Berger (GDR), FIG Honorary vice-President, former Women’s Technical Committee President, who died on April 17, 1997.
Born in 1924, Hellmut was alongside Ellen during all the years during which she assumed the highest responsibilities within the FIG and the Women’s Artistic Gymnastics activities, from her election as MTC Member in 1968, as MTC President in 1976, until her retirement in 1992.
The FIG WTC 1985 - 1988 chaired by Ellen Berger.
The FIG is indebted to Hellmut and Ellen for all their dedicated work. They both will always be remembered for the central role they played in the Federation and its development.
In the name of the FIG and the international gymnastics community as a whole, the FIG President, Professor Bruno Grandi has sent his sincerest condolences to Hellmut Grosse’s family, friends and the German Gymnastics Federation.