Paul Nash (swimmer)

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Paul Nash (born 10 July 1943 in Kingston, Jamaica)[1] is a former Jamaican swimmer who competed at the 1966 and 1970 Commonwealth Games as well as the 1968 Olympics. He has also represented his country at water-polo. He was named Jamaica Sportsperson of the year in 1969.[2] He is the father of West Indian cricketer Brendan Nash.[3]


  1. ^ Paul Nash Biography and Statistics,, retrieved 2 March 2009 
  2. ^ Dania Bogle (16 October 2007), Apple didn't fall far from tree, The Jamaica Observer, retrieved 2 March 2009 
  3. ^ Paul Weaver (2 February 2009), White-man Nash had to overcome colour prejudice for his West Indies place, The Guardian, retrieved 2 March 2009 
Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Orville Haslam
Jamaica Sportsman of the Year
Succeeded by
Don Quarrie