The Chase contestant wins record-breaking ‘70000 on her own

A CONTESTANT on The Chase has come away with the largest amount ever won on the show by a single player.

Judith scooped ‘70,000 after facing Chaser Jenny ‘The Vixen’ Ryan singlehandedly in the final round after all her team mates were knocked out.

After winning a massive 20 steps Judith quizzed her way to victory, repeatedly pushing Jenny back, showing incredible knowledge on subjects from Hungarian currency and Czech car manufacturers to poetry and parliamentary upholstery.

The Chaser then gave Judith a standing ovation, it is reported, and told her “I’ve never done this before”.

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The incredible moment The Chase contestant scoops ’70k – the highest amount ever won by a solo player

Host Bradley Walsh said: “Extraordinary, ‘70,000. Highest figure ever won by a solo player, sensational.”

Taking to Twitter during the episode, Jenny Ryan wrote: “I’ve been awaiting the broadcast of this episode… Judith is such a memorable contestant! #TheChase.”

One woman said: “One of the best final chases I have ever seen on #TheChase might have to watch it again on +1 in a minute.”

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Contestants play against a professional quizzer, known as the “chaser”, who attempts to prevent them from winning a cash prize.

The Chase contestant’s ‘extraordinary’ ’70k win earns standing ovation

He then left where he was standing to hug Judith, adding: “I’ve never seen anything like it,” reports the Mirror

She also revealed that Judith almost didn’t make it onto the programme and only found out that she was on the show 24 hours before she was set to appear.

“ALL HAIL JUDITH! If I remember correctly, Judith was a standby contestant, and only found out she was on the show 24 hours before recording,” Jenny said. “I was well and truly beaten.”

The Chase Contestant Makes History With Biggest-Ever Win For Solo Player

A contestant on The Chase has become the show’s biggest-ever winner after bagging a ‘70,000 prize pot.’

Player Judith even earned a standing ovation from her opponent The Vixen as she set the record on Friday’s edition of the ITV quiz show.’

After an impressive game, Judith left the quiz expert – real name Jenny Ryan – with just one second to answer the remaining ten questions in the final round.’

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Host Bradley Walsh also described Judith’s win as ‘extraordinary’, adding: ‘I’ve never known anything like it. And I’ve been doing this show 60 or 70 years!’

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Judith beat the chaser and won ‘70,000 entirely on her own. Picture: The Chase/ ITV.After the rest of her team were eliminated, Judith decided to take a risk and go with the chaser’s higher offer.

The Chase: ‘Extraordinary’ contestant SMASHES Jenny Ryan in record

Bradley Wash was left stunned as contestant Judith ended up managing to bring ‘70,000 back for the final round.

Judith managed to get 20 questions right own the final round, which is a huge score anyway, and it proved to be too good for Jenny to catch.

Fans were blown away by Judith’s incredible performance, and they took to Twitter to comment on her big win.

Another added: ‘Fair play Jenny. I absolutely loved some of your facial expressions as she kept pulling out answers, left, right and centre.’

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