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Paul Kerry

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Paul Kerry was a contestant in Series 40. He was a 26-year-old offshore oil engineer from Washington, Tyne & Wear.

He was the last defeated champion of the series before the quarter finals, and having begun a run of five straight victories just over a week earlier with a win over #3 seed Pamela Roud, he narrowly missed out on a place in the quarter-finals by just 13 points after losing his sixth game by just two points to Bobby Johnson with only one further heat game left before the quarter-finals - however, Kerry admitted there and then that had he won this episode and gone on to win the next, and last, heat episode of the series, he would have returned in Series 41 to try and continue his unbeaten run and become an octochamp, rather than contend in the series quarter-finals.


# Date Type Contestant 1 Score Contestant 2 Guest Lex Max
2539 8/06/1999 P Pamela Roud 50 – 51 Paul Kerry Carol Barnes Mark Nyman 95
2540 9/06/1999 P Paul Kerry 45 – 40 Becky Smithson Carol Barnes Mark Nyman 72
2541 10/06/1999 P Paul Kerry 48 – 27 Joan Airey Carol Barnes Mark Nyman 74
2542 11/06/1999 P Paul Kerry 40 – 10 Paul Servé-Wells Carol Barnes Mark Nyman 70
2543 14/06/1999 P Paul Kerry 53 – 43 Peter Hazelwood Richard Digance Susie Dent 75
2544 15/06/1999 P Paul Kerry 44 – 46 Bobby Johnson Richard Digance Susie Dent 71
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