Bastiaan Tamminga

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Bastiaan Tamminga
Personal information
Full name Bastiaan Tamminga
Nationality  Netherlands
Born (1981-06-09) June 9, 1981 (age 36)
Height 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in)
Weight 94 kg (207 lb)
Sport Swimming
Strokes Backstroke, Butterfly, Freestyle
Club Nationaal Zweminstituut Eindhoven

Bastiaan Tamminga (born June 9, 1981) is a former Dutch swimmer who specializes in the 50 m events of the backstroke, butterfly and freestyle. He trained by former world champion Marcel Wouda alongside olympic champions Maarten van der Weijden and Hinkelien Schreuder.

Swimming career[edit]

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, 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 finished 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.

Personal bests[edit]

Short course[1][2]
Event Time Date Location
50 m freestyle 21.77 2008-12-11 Rijeka, Croatia
100 m freestyle 48.28 2008-12-21 Amsterdam, Netherlands
50 m backstroke 24.88 2002-12-13 Riesa, Germany
50 m butterfly NR 22.97 2008-12-21 Amsterdam, Netherlands
100 m butterfly 52.49 2007-12-22 Amsterdam, Netherlands
Long course[1][2]
Event Time Date Location
50 m freestyle 23.73 2008-06-05 Eindhoven, Netherlands
50 m backstroke 26.30 2002-07-31 Berlin, Germany
50 m butterfly 23.87 2008-12-06 Eindhoven, Netherlands
100 m butterfly 54.91 2007-12-07 Eindhoven, Netherlands


  1. ^ a b Bastiaan Tamminga. Zwemkroniek Online. Retrieved on 2008-10-03.
  2. ^ a b Bastiaan at

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