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Sandie Simonis

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Sandie Simonis in Series 8...
...and 27 years later in the 30th Birthday Championship!
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Sandie Simonis was a contestant in Series 8 and the 30th Birthday Championship. She was from Middlesex.

Her son, Daniel, was a finalist in Series 27.

Twenty years later, Simonis returned to the Countdown scene to compete in CoBris 2005 and COLIN 2006.

She returned to Countdown again in 2013, as one of 41 contestants taking part in the 30th Birthday Championship. She received a bye to the first round, but lost her only game to the Series 4 runner-up Christine Hunt by a score of 88 – 78, after her opponent answered two conundrums correctly.

Away from Countdown, she has reached Expert status at Scrabble, and is Secretary of the London Scrabble League.


# Date Type Contestant 1 Score Contestant 2 Guest Lex Max
369 17/02/1986 P Andy Keeble 53 – 53 Sandie Simonis Gyles Brandreth Hilary McGlynn 82
370 18/02/1986 P Andy Keeble 60 – 63 Sandie Simonis Gyles Brandreth Hilary McGlynn 73
371 19/02/1986 P YT 56 – 46 Sandie Simonis Gyles Brandreth Hilary McGlynn 73
M23 4/09/1989-8/09/1989 M Gary Franks 90 – 60 Sandie Simonis none Freda Thornton 133
M98 Unreleased M Sandie Simonis 77 – 49 Jane Smith none Catherine Clarke ???
5630 28/01/2013 30B1 Christine Hunt 88* – 78 Sandie Simonis Mark Foster Susie Dent 134
* includes 10 points from a tie-break conundrum
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