GILLEN-BUCHERT Frania < Back  
Sport Squash
CGA Scotland   
Gender Women
Born 13 Nov 1981 in Cape Town, SAF
Height1.66 m
Weight 61 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Edinburgh, SCO
Occupation Communications Professional
Languages English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She began playing squash at age nine.
Name of coach Roger Flynn [national]
Coach from which country? Australia
Handedness Right
General Interest
Famous relatives Her mother Diana was a national hockey and tennis player. (Team Scotland Media Guide, 2010)
Other information OCCUPATION
She is an events and communications officer for Scottish Judo. (dailyrecord.co.uk, 09 Oct 2013)

RETIREMENT ON HOLD
In 2010 she initially planned to retire from sport, but after just a year and a half away she returned to qualify for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. (dailyrecord.co.uk, 09 Oct 2013)

SOUTH AFRICA TO SCOTLAND
She moved from her birthplace of Cape Town, South Africa at age 14 to Edinburgh, Scotland. (scottishsquash.org, 16 May 2013)