The Chase's Paul Sinha reveals he will quit the show when Parkinson’s affects his quiz skills

Publish Date
Wednesday, 16 October 2019, 3:53PM

Paul "The Sinnerman" Sinha is a fan favourite on The Chase. 

But the much-loved Chaser upset fans today when he revealed he will be quitting the hit show if his Parkinson's starts affecting his quizzing skills.

The 49-year-old Chaser - who is famous for his white suit - opened up about his health battle while speaking on UK talk show Lorraine.

He said: "Hand on heart, if I think I’m not answering general knowledge questions as well as I used to, I will call it.

"But at the moment I am the British Quiz Champion.

"It was the culmination of many, many, many years of hard work and I didn’t think I stood a chance. But I hung on in there, didn’t make many mistakes and I won by one point.

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"I feel like I’ve climbed Everest. Much more so than doing it in reality."

He added that his Parkinson's diagnosis came as a "massive shock", but that he "knew things were going on" with his body.

Paul became the British Quizzing Champion in September.

In 2011, he joined The Chase as the fourth quiz champion.

He revealed he had been diagnosed with Parkinson's in June.