Helmut Oblinger (born 14 March 1973, in Schärding) is an Austrian slalom canoeist who competed from the early 1990s to 2015.
He won a bronze medal in the K1 event at the 2003 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships in Augsburg. He also has four medals from the European Championships (1 gold, 1 silver and 2 bronzes). Oblinger also competed at five Summer Olympics, earning his best finish of fourth in the K1 event in Sydney in 2000.
His wife, Violetta, won a bronze medal in the women's K1 event at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.
World Cup individual podiums
|1998||13 Sep 1998||La Seu d'Urgell||2nd||K1|
|2000||2 Jul 2000||Saint-Pé-de-Bigorre||2nd||K1|
|9 Jul 2000||La Seu d'Urgell||2nd||K1|
|2001||3 Jun 2001||Merano||2nd||K1|
|10 Jun 2001||Tacen||3rd||K1|
|28 Jul 2001||Augsburg||3rd||K1|
|2002||26 May 2002||Guangzhou||1st||K1|
|2004||25 Apr 2004||Athens||3rd||K1|
|23 May 2004||La Seu d'Urgell||3rd||K1|
|2005||26 Jun 2005||Tacen||1st||K1|
|2006||3 Jun 2006||Augsburg||2nd||K1|
- European Championship counting for World Cup points