Cuban Elio “El Super” Gómez passes away
HAVANA, Cuba, June 28, 2020 - The Cuban volleyball family is
mourning the sudden death of Elio Gómez, affectionately called
El Super, which occurred on Saturday.
Gómez, who always gave a special dose of dedication and love to
each task entrusted to him, was 68 years old at the time of his
Born in Havana, his current position was as planner of the
national commission of volleyball, the same he also had at the
Manuel Permuy School of Athletic Improvement.
Gómez, who had a degree in Physical Culture, worked in Argelia
and Mexico and was the technical director of the last edition of
the National Scholastic Games.
He was an important pillar in the modification of the
competitive system in the age group categories and the
organization of the stages in Cuba of the NORCECA Beach