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Biography

NICOL Peter

Nationality England Flag ENG England
Birth Date 04/05/1973
Gender Men
Height (m / in)  
Weight (kg / lbs)  
Events Inscribed   Squash Men's Singles
Member of England Squash Men's Doubles
Medals Won GOLD Medal GOLD -  Men's Singles

Date Venue Event Country - Name Results Status
16 Mar
17:00
SAU
Court 5
Men's Singles
Round of 32, Match 47
Republic of South Africa Flag RSA  - DURBACH Rodney 0 5 1 1     Completed
England Flag ENG  - NICOL Peter 3 9 9 9    
17 Mar
13:00
SAU
Court 6
Men's Singles
Round of 16, Match 67
Canada Flag CAN  - GIUFFRE Matthew 0 2 2 0     Completed
England Flag ENG  - NICOL Peter 3 9 9 9    
18 Mar
13:00
SAU
Center
Men's Singles
Quarterfinals, Match 98
Canada Flag CAN  - RYDING Graham 0 5 1 3     Completed
England Flag ENG  - NICOL Peter 3 9 9 9    
19 Mar
15:00
SAU
Center
Men's Singles
Semifinals, Match 129
England Flag ENG  - NICOL Peter 3 3 9 9 9   Completed
England Flag ENG  - MATTHEW Nick 1 9 5 4 5  
20 Mar
20:55
SAU
Center
Men's Singles
Final, Match 145
Australia Flag AUS  - PALMER David 1 5 8 9 2   Completed
England Flag ENG  - NICOL Peter 3 9 10 4 9  

Place Of Birth Inverurie, Scotland
Residence London, England
Marital Status Single
Occupation Squash Player
Handedness Left
Coach Neil Harvey
Recent Results ISS Canary Wharf Squash Classic (London, England, Feb-2006)
Semi-final in the Men's Singles
Commonwealth
Games History
Manchester 2002 (competed for England)

Silver in Men's Singles

Gold in Men's Doubles (with Lee Beachill)

Kuala Lumpur 1998 (competed for Scotland)

Gold in Men's Singles

Bronze in Men's Doubles
Injuries Peter was forced to withdraw from his semi-final match in the British National Championships 2004, suffering from extreme exhaustion.
Other In March 2001, Peter made headline news around the world when he announced that he was 'defecting' from his Scottish country of birth to become English!

Peter's supreme achievements in squash were recognised in the most distinctive manner in June 1999 - when he was awarded an MBE ('Member of the British Empire') by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth in the annual 'Queen's Birthday Honours'.

He is a former world number one.

Interests include reading, walking, cooking, yoga.

World Open record:
2005 - Semi-final
2004 - Quarter-final
2003 - Round of 32
2002 - Semi-final

British Open record:
2005 - Semi-final
2003 - Final
2002 - Winner
2001 - Round of 16

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