Maija Tīruma

Luger, Olympic athlete

1983 –

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Who is Maija Tīruma?

Maija Tīruma is a former Latvian luger who competed from 2000 to 2013. She won two bronze medals in the mixed team relay event at the FIL World Luge Championships.

Tīruma also won a gold medal in the mixed team relay event at the 2008 FIL European Luge Championships in Cesana, Italy and finished seventh in the women's singles event at those same championships.

Competing in three Winter Olympics, she earned her best finish of ninth in the women's singles event at Vancouver in 2010. She retired in 2013.

Since the season 2013-2014,she's the new Head Coach of the Bobsleigh,Luge et Skeleton Club of la Plagne,in France.

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Born
Nov 28, 1983
Riga
Also known as
  • Тирума, Майя
Siblings
Ethnicity
  • Latvian people
Nationality
  • Latvia
Profession

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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