Four things to know about the Nathan's hot dog eating contest

05 July, 2017, 00:22 | Author: Brian Mcdaniel
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The 41 dogs from Sudo marks her personal best in the tournament. He downed 72 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes Tuesday, besting Carmen Cincotti (sihn-CAH'-tee), who ate 62.

Chestnut fell just short of his goal to break his own world record of 73, set in a regional qualifying competition in 2015.He did break his own contest record, surpassing the 70 dog mark he set a year ago.

"I slowed down quite bit", he said. Chestnut is a nine-time champion who set a contest record with 70 dogs/buns eaten in 2016.

The competition, where participants try to devour as many hot dogs with buns as they can in an allotted time, dates back to 1967 when Walter Paul won. Stonie came in third on Tuesday, with 48 franks and buns. Still, Sudo crushed her competition like chestnut, as Michelle Lesco downed 32 1/2 to finish second.

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Chestnut bounced back strong a year ago to recapture the title by eating 70 hot dogs and buns, which set the new competition record and fell just 3.5 short of his own world record from qualifying. She won previous year with 38.5 hot dogs, making it her third consecutive victory.

A little scuffle in front of the hot dog eating contest, it seems.

The SlingTV service offers a great way to enjoy the men's field of the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest for free. His two-dog victory in 2015 showed Jaws was beatable in his trademark event and made the Megatoad the future face of the sport. Sudo has been victorious for the past three years. Her first win was in 2014 when she unseated Sonya Thomas, who had won the woman's competition since its inception in 2011. Chestnut downed 70 franks and buns in 10 minutes past year, topping his own Coney Island record.

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