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Results From The 2019 Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest



As is tradition, the Hot Dog Eating Champions of the world were crowned this July 4th, 2019, at the original Nathan’s Famous, located at the corner of Surf and Stillwell Avenues in sunny Coney Island, in beautiful Brooklyn, NY. The event marked the culmination of Nathan’s Famous annual cross-country qualifying tour. Full results below.


Ladies' Championship 1 Miki Sudo 31 2 Michelle Lesco 26.5 3 Juliet Lee and Sarah Reinecke 23 5 Larell Marie Mele 18 6 Sophia DeVita 14 7 Katie Prettyman 12.5 8 Holly Titus 11 9 Kelly Wong and Kathryn Tesch 10.5 11 Jocelyn Walker 9 12 Mary Bowers 8 13 Julie Goldberg and Rene Rovtar 7 15 Kat Wong 6

Men's Championship 1 Joey Chestnut 71 2 Darron Breeden 50 3 Geoffrey Esper 47 4 Matt Stonie 46 5 Max Suzuki 39 6 Nick Wehry 36 7 Matthew Hazzard and Gideon Oji 34 9 Juan Neave 29 10 Ronnie Hartman and Adam Moran 28.5 12 Derek Jacobs and Pablo Martinez 27 14 George Chiger, Adrian Morgan and Juan Rodriguez 26 17 Steve Hendry and Darrien Thomas 22

About Nathan's Famous, Inc. Nathan’s Famous has nearly 300 restaurants all over the world including Russia, Australia, Malaysia, the Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Panama, the Philippines, and the UK. There are Nathan’s restaurants up and down the eastern seaboard, and scattered across the Midwest and west including Texas, Illinois and Nevada. Nathan’s products are available in arenas and stadiums all over the country, as well as movie theaters, colleges and universities, travel plazas, amusement parks, casinos and hotels. Nathan’s available prototypes are full menu restaurants large and small, as well as carts, kiosks, trailers and trucks. Nathan’s Famous products are currently sold in more than 58,000 retail and food service locations, and are available in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, the Cayman Islands, and in 12 foreign countries. Through all channels of distribution, over 600 million Nathan’s world famous beef hot dogs were sold last year.

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