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Perry Fung

From Countdown

Perry Fung was a contestant in Series 40. He was around 8 when he first appeared, reappearing aged 11 for the junior tournament. Despite losing his original show, Richard Whiteley still gave Fung a teapot, for being the 2nd youngest contestant in the show's history at the time.

Outside Countdown, Fung became the youngest ever winner of a Scrabble Tournament of any division at the age of 8, going onto to win the second series of TV Scrabble.


# Date Type Contestant 1 Score Contestant 2 Guest Lex Max
2502 16/04/1999 P Jim Allen 41 - 37 Perry Fung Jo Brand Damian Eadie 74
3207 12/03/2002 JSF Bruce Lambert 26 - 45 Perry Fung Andi Peters Phiona Stanley 65
3209 14/03/2002 JF Andrew Hulme 53 - 41 Perry Fung Andi Peters Phiona Stanley 72

External Link

Article from the 1999 Chelmsford Weekly News when Fung first appeared.