George Nash

 George Nash

At the 2013 World Rowing Championships in Chungju, George won an historic gold medal in the men's eight. 

George raced in the men's eight at the third World Cup of the 2013 season in Lucerne which finished 4th.

At the 2012 Olympic Games in London, George raced in the men's pair with Will Satch. The duo won an outstanding bronze medal, finishing over 4 seconds ahead of Italy.

During the 2012 World Cup series, George raced in a newly formed men's pair with Will Satch. Th duo won a silver medal in Belgrade and finished 5th in Lucerne.

At the 2012 GB Rowing Team Senior Trials held on 10/11 March at Eton/Dorney, George and Constantine Louloudis came third in the men's pair.

At the 2011 World Rowing U23 Championships, George and crewmate Constantine Louloudis raced in the men's pair. The duo dominated all of their races, winning gold in the final over 5 seconds ahead of the silver medallists from Russia.

At the 2011 GB Rowing Team Senior Trials held on 16-17 April at Eton/Dorney, George was placed 4th in the men's pair with Constantine Louloudis. Also with Constantine Louloudis, at the 2011 Lucerne World Cup, George narrowly missed out on a place in the A final of men's pairs, and then won the B final ahead of Germany to achieve a world ranking of 7th.

George raced in the men's four at the 2010 World Rowing U23 Championships in Brest, Belarus where he won a silver medal.  He then moved to the men's eight for the FISU World University Championships in Hungary, this time winning gold in a boat that took the lead from the start and continued to extend that lead, finishing a length ahead of Estonia, with Ireland in third place.

George learnt to row at school at the age of 13.   He won his first GB vest at the 2006 World Junior Championships where he finished 4th in the eight.   His next vest was gained as a member of the junior four that won gold at the 2007 Junior Worlds.  He represented GB at the Youth Olympic Festival in Sydney in January 2009, winning gold in the pair, four and eight, and was then selected to race in the coxed four at the World U23 Championships in Racice, finishing 9th.  

He took a gap year in 2008 and rowed in Australia. Whilst studying at Cambridge University, he won his Blue in 2010.

George is following in the footsteps of his aunt who represented GB in rowing in the 1970s.  In his spare time, he enjoys playing golf.

He is Lottery funded through UK Sport.

Location
Home Town: Guildford
Region(s): Surrey
Personal information
Date of Birth: 2nd October 1989
Height: 194cm
Education: Cambridge University
Rowing information
Club: Molesey BC
Boat: Men's Squad
Role: Rower
Coaches:

Jurgen Grobler

Learnt to Row: Winchester College
Original Club(s): Winchester College, Cambridge University Boat Club
Original Coach(es):

James Bracey, James Fox, Tom Russell, Steve Trapmore, Paul Stannard

GB Competitive Record
This Season's Results

Olympic Games

2012

Bronze M2-
World Rowing Championships

2013

Gold

M8+

World Rowing U23 Championships
2011 Gold M2-
2010 Silver M4-
2009 9th M4+
World Rowing Junior Championships
2007 Gold M4-
2006 4th M8+
FISU World University Rowing Championships
2010 Gold M8+
GB Rowing Team Senior Trials
2012 3rd M2-
2011 4th M2-