Results from The 2018 Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog-Eating Contest

07-04-2018

CHESTNUT SETS NEW WORLD RECORD!

SUDO DEFENDS WOMEN'S TITLE!

The 2018 Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog-Eating Contest took place in Coney Island from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm on Wednesday, July 4, 2018. The annual contest was held at Nathan’s Famous flagship restaurant at the corner of Surf and Stillwell avenues in Brooklyn, NY.

Men's Results 1. Joey Chestnut 74, New WR 2. Carmen Cincotti 64 3. Darron Breeden 43 4. Geoffrey Esper 41 5. Matt Stonie 40 6. Gideon Oji 37.5 7. Max Suzuki 34 8. Adrian Morgan 33 9. Juan Rodriguez 32 10. Nick Wehry 31 11. Rich LeFevre 28 12. Derek Jacobs and Juan Neave 27 14. Matt Hazzard 25 15. George Chiger 24.75 16. Steve Hendry and Pablo Martinez 24 18. Erik Denmark and Ronnie Hartman 21.5 20. Jim Reeves 21 21. Badlands Booker 20

Women's Results 1. Miki Sudo 37 2. Michelle Lesco 28 3. Juliet Lee 25 4. Sarah Reinecke 21 5. Larell Marie Mele 19 6. Sophia DeVita 14 7. Jingru Chen and Holly Titus 13 9. Kassandra Zapata 12 10. Katie Prettyman 11 11. Jocelyn Walker 10.5 12. Tracie Dickerson and Kathryn Tesch 8 14. Brittany Powell 7 15. Rene Rovtar and Brynn Szeles 6.5 17. Kristina Rovtar 5 18. Prudence DiBenedetto 4

About Nathan's Famous, Inc. Nathan’s is a Russell 2000 Company that currently distributes its products in 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, the Cayman Islands and ten foreign countries through its restaurant system, foodservice sales programs and product licensing activities. Last year, over 500 million Nathan’s Famous hot dogs were sold. Nathan’s was ranked #22 on the Forbes 2014 list of the Best Small Companies in America and was listed as the Best Small Company in New York State in October 2013.

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