Advent Calendar 19 December: Kissingenstraße
“Sportler” (Athlete), by Fritz Ritter, 1974.
The 205 cm tall boy sculpture stands at Kissingenstraße, Berlin – at the intersection of Karlstadter Straße.
An identical sculpture used to stand at Baumschulenstraße/Neue Krugallee in Treptow, east Berlin, but it was stolen some time around April 2010. I managed to document it in 2009:
Now the empty stone fundament looks like this – it’s very tragic: