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'''Kevin Thurlow''' appeared in [[Series 47]], where he defeated [[Deanne Meeres]] in his first game, scoring 123 points in the process – a score that was at the time the highest ever debut score on Countdown. He became an [[octochamp]] and returned for the final rounds in summer 2002 as #6 seed. He pulled off a minor upset by defeating #3 seed [[Lee Hartley]] in the quarter-finals, but was defeated in the semi-finals by ultimate runner-up [[Tom Hargreaves]]. His own record of his experience on the show can be read on [[The Countdown Page]] [http://www.thecountdownpage.com/exp-kevin-thurlow.htm here.]
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{{octostats|Semi-finalist|6|769|3}}
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'''Kevin Thurlow''' was a finalist in [[Series 47]].
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He defeated [[Deanne Meeres]] in his first game, scoring 123 points in the process – a score that was at the time the highest ever debut score on Countdown. He became an [[octochamp]], beating future contestant [[Philip Jarvis]] and future semi-finalist [[Peter Lee]] during his run and returned for the final rounds in summer 2002 as #6 seed. He pulled off a minor upset by defeating #3 seed [[Lee Hartley]] in the quarter-finals, but was defeated in the semi-finals by ultimate runner-up [[Tom Hargreaves]]. His own record of his experience on the show can be read on [[The Countdown Page]] [http://www.thecountdownpage.com/exp-kevin-thurlow.htm here.]
  
 
==Tournaments==
 
==Tournaments==
 
 
He competed in the first tournament, [[COLIN 2005]], and subsequently [[CoBris 2005]], [[COLIN 2006]] and [[CoBris 2006]].
 
He competed in the first tournament, [[COLIN 2005]], and subsequently [[CoBris 2005]], [[COLIN 2006]] and [[CoBris 2006]].
  
Kevin then founded the [[Countdown in Redhill]] tournament (or CoRed for short), which began in March 2007.
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Thurlow then founded the [[Countdown in Redhill]] tournament that took place in [[CORED 2007|March 2007]].
  
 
Outside of Countdown, he also appeared on the show ''Brainteaser''.
 
Outside of Countdown, he also appeared on the show ''Brainteaser''.
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==Episodes==
 
==Episodes==
 
{{episode table}}
 
{{episode table}}
{{ep | 3176 | 28/01/2002 | P | [[Deanne Meeres]] | 72 - 123 | Kevin Thurlow | [[Tom O'Connor]] | [[Phiona Stanley]] }}
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{{ep | 3176 | 28/01/2002 | P |[[Deanne Meeres]]| 72 - 123 |Kevin Thurlow|[[Tom O'Connor]]|[[Phiona Stanley]]|130}}
{{ep | 3177 | 29/01/2002 | P | Kevin Thurlow | 100 - 60 | [[Shelagh Addis]] | Tom O'Connor | Phiona Stanley }}
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{{ep | 3177 | 29/01/2002 | P |Kevin Thurlow| 100 - 60 |[[Shelagh Addis]]|Tom O'Connor|Phiona Stanley|132}}
{{ep | 3178 | 30/01/2002 | P | Kevin Thurlow | 113 - 64 | [[Norman Schofield]] | Tom O'Connor | Phiona Stanley }}
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{{ep | 3178 | 30/01/2002 | P |Kevin Thurlow| 113 - 64 |[[Norman Schofield]]|Tom O'Connor|Phiona Stanley|122}}
{{ep | 3179 | 31/01/2002 | P | Kevin Thurlow | 75 - 57 | [[Sheila Riley]] | Tom O'Connor | Phiona Stanley }}
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{{ep | 3179 | 31/01/2002 | P |Kevin Thurlow| 75 - 57 |[[Sheila Riley]]|Tom O'Connor|Phiona Stanley|119}}
{{ep | 3180 | 1/02/2002 | P | Kevin Thurlow | 78 - 68 | [[Philip Jarvis]] | Tom O'Connor | Phiona Stanley }}
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{{ep | 3180 | 1/02/2002 | P |Kevin Thurlow| 78 - 68 |[[Philip Jarvis]]|Tom O'Connor|Phiona Stanley|117}}
{{ep | 3181 | 4/02/2002 | P | Kevin Thurlow | 108 - 93 | [[Peter Lee]] | [[Barry Cryer]] | [[Richard Samson]] }}
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{{ep | 3181 | 4/02/2002 | P |Kevin Thurlow| 108 - 93 |[[Peter Lee]]|[[Barry Cryer]]|[[Richard Samson]]|122}}
{{ep | 3182 | 5/02/2002 | P | Kevin Thurlow | 72 - 51 | [[Jean Smith]] | Barry Cryer | Richard Samson }}
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{{ep | 3182 | 5/02/2002 | P |Kevin Thurlow| 72 - 51 |[[Jean Smith]]|Barry Cryer|Richard Samson|130}}
{{ep | 3183 | 6/02/2002 | P | Kevin Thurlow | 100 - 67 | [[Tony Painter]] | Barry Cryer | Richard Samson }}
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{{ep | 3183 | 6/02/2002 | P |Kevin Thurlow| 100 - 67 |[[Tony Painter]]|Barry Cryer|Richard Samson|120}}
{{ep | 3275 | 24/06/2002 | QF | Kevin Thurlow | 106 - 93 | [[Lee Hartley]] | [[Geoffrey Durham]] | [[Susie Dent]] }}
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{{ep | 3275 | 24/06/2002 | QF |Kevin Thurlow| 106 - 93 |[[Lee Hartley]]|[[Geoffrey Durham]]|[[Susie Dent]]|145}}
{{ep | 3278 | 27/06/2002 | SF | Kevin Thurlow | 93 - 109 | [[Tom Hargreaves]] | [[Richard Digance]] | [[Damian Eadie]] }}
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{{ep | 3278 | 27/06/2002 | SF |Kevin Thurlow| 93 - 109 |[[Tom Hargreaves]]|[[Richard Digance]]|[[Damian Eadie]]|122}}
 
{{episode table end}}
 
{{episode table end}}
  
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Latest revision as of 17:01, 3 December 2020

Kevin Thurlow
Octochamp Statistics
Final positionSemi-finalist
Seeding6
Points total769
Conundrums solved3

Kevin Thurlow was a finalist in Series 47.

He defeated Deanne Meeres in his first game, scoring 123 points in the process – a score that was at the time the highest ever debut score on Countdown. He became an octochamp, beating future contestant Philip Jarvis and future semi-finalist Peter Lee during his run and returned for the final rounds in summer 2002 as #6 seed. He pulled off a minor upset by defeating #3 seed Lee Hartley in the quarter-finals, but was defeated in the semi-finals by ultimate runner-up Tom Hargreaves. His own record of his experience on the show can be read on The Countdown Page here.

Tournaments

He competed in the first tournament, COLIN 2005, and subsequently CoBris 2005, COLIN 2006 and CoBris 2006.

Thurlow then founded the Countdown in Redhill tournament that took place in March 2007.

Outside of Countdown, he also appeared on the show Brainteaser.

Episodes

# Date Type Contestant 1 Score Contestant 2 Presenters Guest Lex Max
3176 28/01/2002 P Deanne Meeres 72 - 123 Kevin Thurlow Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Tom O'Connor Phiona Stanley 130
3177 29/01/2002 P Kevin Thurlow 100 - 60 Shelagh Addis Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Tom O'Connor Phiona Stanley 132
3178 30/01/2002 P Kevin Thurlow 113 - 64 Norman Schofield Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Tom O'Connor Phiona Stanley 122
3179 31/01/2002 P Kevin Thurlow 75 - 57 Sheila Riley Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Tom O'Connor Phiona Stanley 119
3180 1/02/2002 P Kevin Thurlow 78 - 68 Philip Jarvis Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Tom O'Connor Phiona Stanley 117
3181 4/02/2002 P Kevin Thurlow 108 - 93 Peter Lee Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Barry Cryer Richard Samson 122
3182 5/02/2002 P Kevin Thurlow 72 - 51 Jean Smith Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Barry Cryer Richard Samson 130
3183 6/02/2002 P Kevin Thurlow 100 - 67 Tony Painter Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Barry Cryer Richard Samson 120
3275 24/06/2002 QF Kevin Thurlow 106 - 93 Lee Hartley Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Geoffrey Durham Susie Dent 145
3278 27/06/2002 SF Kevin Thurlow 93 - 109 Tom Hargreaves Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Richard Digance Damian Eadie 122