Jim Wych


Jim Wych

Infobox Snooker player
Name = Jim Wych


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Born = Birth date and age|1955|1|11|mf=y
Birthplace =
Nationality = flagicon|Canada Canadian
Nickname =
Professional = 1979–1997
High ranking = #17 (2 years)
Prize money =
High break =
Best finish = "Quarter-final": World Championship (1980, 1992)
Ranking wins =
Other wins =

Jim Wych (born 11 January 1955) is a sports announcer and former Canadian professional snooker and English billiards player. He reached the quarter-final of the Embassy World Professional Snooker Championship in his debut year of 1980, a "first" for any overseas player. He retired from snooker in 1997 and now works mainly as a television pool and snooker commentator, principally for Sky Sports, with whom he has had an association since 1990.


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