|Born||19 July 1945|
|Height||187 cm (6 ft 2 in)|
|Weight||86 kg (190 lb)|
Helmja was born in Tahkuranna, Estonia in 1945. 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. At the 1971 European Rowing Championships in Copenhagen, he won bronze with the men's eight. At the 1973 European Rowing Championships in Moscow, he won silver with the men's coxless four.
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