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 death.

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 Volleyball Circuit.