Babak Amir-Tahmasseb

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Babak Amir-Tahmasseb
Medal record
Representing  France
Men's canoe sprint
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2001 Poznań K-1 1000 m

Bâbak Amir-Tahmasseb (Persian: بابک امیرطهماسب‎; born May 19, 1976) is an Iranian-born French sprint kayaker who competed in the early to mid-2000s. He won a gold medal in the K-1 1000 m event at the 2001 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Poznań.

Amir-Tahmasseb also competed in two Summer Olympics, earning his best finish of fourth in the K-2 500 m event at Sydney in 2000.

He is a member of the Strasbourg Eaux-Vives club.