Name: Alister Walker
Date of Birth: 19th September 1982
World Ranking: 28
World Series Ranking: 26
Birthplace: Gaborone, Botswana
Clothing Sponsor: Adidas
Coach: David Pearson, Paul Johnson
Biography: Alister Walker represented England in the World and European Championships before switching his international allegiance to Botswana, the country of his birth.
Walker made his first appearance for Botswana in February 2013 and made history by winning the countries first gold medal in an international squash event, beating Zambian Kelvin Ndhlovu in the Men’s Individual All-Africa title.
He reached a career-high World No.12 ranking in 2009 following victory at the Open de Squash Banque Nationale Groupe Financier and 2012 saw him win the Berkshire Open title when he defeated Tom Richards in the final.
Less than two weeks later, Walker beat Alan Clyne to win the Irish Open.
2013 was also a successful year for Walker. He tasted victory at the PSA International 35 Grasshopper Cup in Switzerland after beating Daryl Selby in a marathon 102 minute final.