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Tiit Helmja (Russian name: Тийт Фёдорович Хельмя; born 19 July 1945) is a Soviet rower from Estonia.

Tiit Helmja
Personal information
Born (1945-07-19) 19 July 1945 (age 74)
Tahkuranna, Estonia
Height187 cm (6 ft 2 in)
Weight86 kg (190 lb)

Helmja was born in Tahkuranna, Estonia in 1945.[1] He competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City with the men's coxed pair where they qualified for the small final but did not start.[2][1] At the 1971 European Rowing Championships in Copenhagen, he won bronze with the men's eight.[3] At the 1973 European Rowing Championships in Moscow, he won silver with the men's coxless four.[4]


  1. ^ a b Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Tiit Helmja". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 6 February 2018.
  2. ^ "Tiit Helma". International Rowing Federation. Retrieved 6 February 2018.
  3. ^ Heckert, Karlheinz. "Rudern – Europameisterschaften (Herren – Achter)" (in German). Sport Komplett. Retrieved 6 February 2018.
  4. ^ Heckert, Karlheinz. "Rudern – Europameisterschaften (Herren – Vierer o.Stm.)" (in German). Sport Komplett. Retrieved 4 February 2018.