Video: A lucky Pokemon Go enthusiast has become the first player in the UK to '˜catch '˜em all'

Sam Clark, 32, has walked 225km and caught 1390 Pokemon in his quest to fill his Pokedex.

Thursday, 28th July 2016, 1:37 pm
Updated Thursday, 28th July 2016, 2:39 pm

The Southampton resident has become the first person to catch all 142 Pokemon available in the UK - as well as an egg hatch of a US exclusive, Tauros. Sam credits Pokemon Go with helping him along his weight loss journey - something he has been struggling with for nearly ten years. He said: “The distance I have walked works out to be from Southampton to London and back. “It has helped me lose two stone - something I had been struggling with.

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