Sofija Korkutytė

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Born 22 July 1939
Mitriškės, Lithuania
Died 23 May 2000 (aged 60)
Vilnius, Lithuania
Sport
Sport Rowing

Sofija Korkutytė (22 July 1939 – 23 May 2000) was a Lithuanian rower who won three European titles in the eights event in 1963, 1965 and 1967; she finished second in 1964 and 1966.[1] In 1966 Korkutytė graduated from the Economics Faculty of Vilnius University. From 1964 to 1981 she worked as a rowing coach and between 1981 and 1998 she was employed at the Lithuanian Ministry of Land Reclamation and Water Management. In parallel she also acted as a rowing judge.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rudern – Europameisterschaften (Damen – Achter). sport-komplett.de
  2. ^ Korkutytė Sofija. Lithuanian Encyclopedia of Sport
Soviet eight at the 1966 European Championships, Korkutytė is third from right