An investment analyst from Somers, New York...

Sahir Islam

Date of first appearance:
1997

Total winnings:
$26,300

Records held / Stats:
1997 Teen Tournament champ

Favorite anecdote associated with being on the show?
One time I met someone who asked excitedly, “Aren't you that person I saw on Wheel of Fortune?” To acquiesce to her mood, I nodded quietly and changed the subject.

Did being on Jeopardy! have any affect on your life?
Yes. Now I get reminded of it whenever I get anything wrong that someone else knows.

What did you do with your winnings?
I paid for part of college.

Is there anything you would like viewers to know about you?
I'm less serious than I look like on TV.

"The champion of the 1997 Teen Tournament, he's now an investment analyst. From Somers, New York..."

2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1 player: $5,000.
1998 Tournament of Champions semifinalist: $5,000.
1997-B Teen Tournament winner: $26,300.

The official UToC web site lists Sahir's middle initial as S.

Sahir appeared in the following archived game:
#4714, aired 2005-02-17 Bev Schwartzberg vs. Sahir Islam vs. Michael Arnone 2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1, game 7.
Sahir previously appeared on Jeopardy! as Sahir Islam in the following 2 archived games:
#3103, aired 1998-02-11 Grace Veach vs. Kim Worth vs. Sahir Islam 1998 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 3.
#3099, aired 1998-02-05 Arthur Phillips vs. Pam Mifflin vs. Sahir Islam 1998 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 4.

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