R.I.P. Elfriede Goermann

Beloved wife and mother of two, Elfriede co-founded the Winnipeg Gymnastics Centre in 1977 and spent many decades coaching and judging internationally …

Elfriede’s spirit lives on in her husband, Wolfgang Goermann; her children, Jens and Monica Goermann; and her granddaughter Maia Thomlinson. …

Winnipeg Free Press

Monica was one of Canada’s best gymnasts ever. Elfriede a passionate lifelong student of the sport. I remember her fondly.

Monica was named to the 1980 Olympic Team, however, however Canada joined the boycott of the Moscow Games.

Monica and Elfriede Goermann

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Rick Mc

Career gymnastics coach who loves the outdoors, and the internet.

2 thoughts on “R.I.P. Elfriede Goermann”

  1. So sorry to hearths. She was a very dedicated coach, mother and gymnastics enthusiast. She will gbr greatly missed by her family and many friends from her beautiful life.


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