|Full name||Bastiaan Tamminga|
June 9, 1981 |
|Height||1.98 m (6 ft 6 in)|
|Weight||94 kilograms (207 lb)|
|Stroke(s)||Backstroke, Butterfly, Freestyle|
|Club||Nationaal Zweminstituut Eindhoven|
Bastiaan Tamminga (born June 9, 1981) is a Dutch swimmer who specializes in the 50 m events of the backstroke, butterfly and freestyle. He is currently trained by former worldchampion Marcel Wouda alongside olympic champions Maarten van der Weijden and Hinkelien Schreuder.
Tamminga made his international debut at the European SC Championships 2001 in Antwerp. In the following years he appeared on many international tournaments especially in short course. At the European SC Championships 2007 in Debrecen, Hungary he won his only international medal so far, a bronze, in the 4×50 m medley relay alongside Nick Driebergen, Robin van Aggele and Mitja Zastrow.
At the European Championships in March 2008 he ended 18th in the 50 m butterfly and 30th in the 100 m butterfly. In April he competed in the 2008 FINA Short Course World Championships and finished 10th in the 50 m butterfly breaking the national record and 21st in the 100 m. In the 4×100 m medley relay he swam a national record together with Robin van Aggele, Joeri Verlinden and Mitja Zastrow finishing 8th in the final.