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Helene Dimitrijev

5'11''
Height
Sophomore
Class
Viljandi, Estonia
Hometown
Hugo Treffner's Gymnasium
High School
Helene Dimitrijev - Women's Rowing - Virginia Cavaliers

2021-22
• Part of the Second Varsity Eight that finished sixth at the NCAA Championships
• Helped the Second Varsity Eight to the ACC title
• Named to the All-ACC Academic team
• Qualified for the World Rowing Under-23 Championships for Estonia in the women’s quad, but did not compete due to COVID within the team
• Named to the ACC Honor Roll
• Lettered

Background
• Graduated from Hugo Treffner’s Gymnasium (Tartu, Tartumaa, Estonia) in 2021
• Rowed for Viljandi Rowing Club for 14 years
• 17-time Estonia rowing national champion
• 4-time Baltic rowing champion
• Placed seventh at the European U19 Rowing Championships in the women’s single sculls
• Finished eighth at the World U23 Rowing Championships in the women’s quadruple sculls
• Earned gold medal for perfect 5.0 GPA
• Honor student in physical education, history, art history and Russian
• Taught science to kindergartner children in middle school

Personal
• Helene Dimitrijev
• Born in Viljandi, Vilijandimaa, Estonia
• Daughter of Avo Dimitrijev and Rita Dimitrijev
• Has one sister, Ragne
• Sister, Ragne, was a part of the Estonian U19 National volleyball team
• Enjoys cooking, traveling and watching action movies
• Chose Virginia because of the high academic level in addition to the great rowing team, East coast location and closer to home
• Undeclared major