Joey Chestnut and Miki Sudo bolstered their spectacular resumes on Saturday by setting world data at Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog-Eating Contest.
Chestnut scarfed down 75 sizzling canine and buns in 10 minutes to seize the mustard yellow belt for the fifth straight event and 13th time in 14 years. The 36-year-old from San Jose, Calif., eclipsed his personal document of 74 franks and buns, set in 2018.
Matt Stonie, who upset Chestnut in 2015, was among the many contenders who couldn’t attend this 12 months’s occasion due to restrictions associated to the coronavirus pandemic.
Darron Breedon completed in second place after consuming 42 sizzling canine on Saturday.
Sudo, a New York native, secured her seventh straight win within the occasion and etched her title within the document books by consuming 48.5 sizzling canine and buns in 10 minutes. Sudo’s efficiency bested Sonya “Black Widow” Thomas’ document of 45.
Larell Marie Mele completed in second place after consuming 16 franks and buns on Saturday.
Chestnut and Sudo every pocketed $10,000 for his or her victories.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the occasion was held indoors versus an outside stage in Coney Island.
Travel restrictions narrowed the sector of rivals this 12 months, with solely 5 males and 5 girls collaborating. The rivals had been spaced six ft aside and separated by plexiglass dividers.