Till Helmke

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Till Helmke at Mannheim DLV Competition 2011

Till Helmke (born May 6, 1984 in Friedberg, Hesse) is a male track and field sprint athlete who competes internationally for Germany.[1]

Biography[edit]

Helmke represented Germany at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. He competed at the 4x100 metres relay with Tobias Unger, Alexander Kosenkow and Martin Keller. In their qualification heat they placed third behind Jamaica and Canada, but in front of China. Their time of 38.93 was the sixth fastest out of sixteen participating nations in the first round and they qualified for the final. There they sprinted to a time of 38.58 seconds, which was the fifth time.[1]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Germany
2002 World Junior Championships Kingston, Jamaica 7th 200m 21.10 (wind: +0.9 m/s)
6th (h)[2] 4 × 100 m relay 39.85
2003 European Junior Championships Tampere, Finland 2nd 100 m 10.52
3rd 200 m 20.86
2nd 4 × 100 m relay 40.41
2005 European U23 Championships Erfurt, Germany 5th 200m 20.78 (wind: 1.3 m/s)
2nd 4 × 100 m relay 39.12

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Athlete biography: Till Helmke, beijing2008.cn, ret: Aug 29, 2008
  2. ^ Competed only in the heat.

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