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||Presenters||Guest||Lex||Max|
|2502||16/04/1999||P||Jim Allen||41 - 37||Perry Fung||Richard Whiteley||Carol Vorderman||Jo Brand||Damian Eadie||74|
|3207||12/03/2002||JSF||Bruce Lambert||26 - 45||Perry Fung||Richard Whiteley||Carol Vorderman||Andi Peters||Phiona Stanley||65|
|3209||14/03/2002||JF||Andrew Hulme||53 - 41||Perry Fung||Richard Whiteley||Carol Vorderman||Andi Peters||Phiona Stanley||72|
Article from the 1999 Chelmsford Weekly News when Fung first appeared.