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Alison Thomson

Squash

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Alison Thomson
Squash, Women's Singles, Women's Doubles

Gold Coast was Alison’s first Commonwealth Games where she played Women’s Doubles alongside Lisa Aitken, as well as the Singles event. She started 2018 by winning silver at the British U23 Open and reaching the quarterfinals on the Edinburgh Sports Club Open, building on a 2017 season which saw her take double gold at the Scottish Championships; in both Women’s and Mixed Doubles.

Alison’s dad was a professional squash player, representing Scotland over 160 times at senior and master’s level – the highest capped player of all-time in Scotland. Her sister was a gymnast on the Great Britain squad.

  • Date of Birth 03/05/1996
  • Birth Place Twickenham
  • Hometown Thames Ditton
  • Club Newlands
  • Commonwealth Games Representation 2018

Did You Know?

  • I eat...

    I like to cook food and prepare my meals - my step-dad taught me a lot!

  • I listen to...

    Mainly R&B garage music

  • Sporting Hero

    My sporting hero is all time Roger Federer - my squash sporting hero is Camille Serme

  • Dream holiday destination

    Maldives

  • Dream job as a child

    Snowboarding Coach / Guide

  • Other interesting facts/hobbies...

    I like to play piano in my spare time

Career Highlights

9 th
Gold Coast 2018
Doubles - Women
17 th
Gold Coast 2018
Singles - Women
2 nd
2018 British U23 Open
Singles
5 th
2018 Edinburgh Sports Club Open
Singles
5 th
2017 Malaysian Open
Singles
4 th
2017 European Club Championships
Team
1 st
2017 Scottish National Doubles Championships
Mixed Doubles
1 st
2017 Scottish National Doubles Championships
Women's Doubles
3 rd
2017 Jersey Classic
Singles
2 nd
2016 British National U21 Championships
Singles