Another sad news from the world of sport. German Jutta Müllerová (†94), one of the most successful figure skating coaches of all time, has died. This was reported by the MDR television channel.
In the former German Democratic Republic, Müller led his troops to 57 medals at the Olympic Games and European and World Championships, including 31 gold. His most famous mentee was Katarina Wittová, a two-time Olympic champion, four-time world champion and six-time European champion.
Müller began his coaching career in the mid-1950s. His wards included, for example, his daughter Gabriele Seyfertová, two-time world champion, Jan Hoffmann, Anett Pötzschová or Wittová, who ruled world figure skating in the years 1980.
In March 2004, Müller was inducted into the Figure Skating Hall of Fame for her outstanding achievements as a coach. In 2008, she became an honorary citizen of her native Saská Kamenice.
Müller was married twice, her second husband was the footballer Bringfried Müller. According to MDR, she died today in a retirement home.
Subjects: death, figure skating, medals, coach, blitz, Olympic Games, Katarina Witt, German Democratic Republic, Chemnitz, Jutta Müller, MDR Fernsehen, Gabriele Seyfert, Jan Hoffmann, Anett Pötzsch, Bringfried Müller,
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