Squash Wales

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Squash Wales
Logo Squash Wales.jpg
Sport Squash
Founded 1947
Regional affiliation European Squash Federation
Location Sophia Gardens, Cardiff
President Alan James
Official website

Squash Wales is the national governing body of squash in Wales.
It has 121 affiliated clubs and is a member of the World Squash Federation and the European Squash Federation. Squash Wales is responsible for the administration of all aspects of the game including clubs, regional and national leagues, player development and the selection and management of the international squad for competitions, including the European Team Championships and the World Championships. Recent success for the Wales team includes the Bronze medal won in the European Team Championships in Malmö (May 2009), which was the 14th European Team medal won by Wales in all ages since 1997. The Wales team won a world Silver medal in 1999.
National competitions organised by Squash Wales include the Welsh Inter-County Challenge Shield and the Welsh Open.[1][2][3][4][5]

Squash Wales is based at the Sport Wales National Centre, Cardiff, having moved from their office at the St Mellons Country Club, Cardiff on 7 December 2009, their home for the previous 13 years.[6]


  1. ^ "NGB websites:About us:Sport Wales-Chwaraeon Cymru". Sport Wales -Chwaraeon Cymru website. Sport Wales. 2010. Retrieved 22 January 2011. 
  2. ^ "Squash Wales". Squash Wales website. Squash Wales. 2009. Retrieved 2009-07-20. 
  3. ^ "http://www.squashwales.co.uk/files/wic2009report.pdf" (pdf). Squash Wales press release. Squash Wales. 2009-03-09. Retrieved 2009-07-20. 
  4. ^ "http://www.squashwales.co.uk/files/spotoniss10.pdf" (pdf). Squash Wales Spot On Issue No. 10 Autumn/Winter 2008. Squash Wales. 2009. Retrieved 2009-07-20. 
  5. ^ "http://www.squashwales.co.uk/files/etc2009.pdf" (pdf). Squash Wales press release. Squash Wales. 2009-05-06. Retrieved 2009-07-20. 
  6. ^ "Press Releases: The end of an era - time to move on- from St Melons to the WIS" "Squash Wales". Squash Wales website. Squash Wales. 30 November 2009. Retrieved 21 May 2010. 

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