CHESTNUT AND SUDO SET NEW WORLD RECORDS ON JULY 4TH!
Joey ‘Jaws’ Chestnut and Miki Sudo, the number-one-ranked male and female competitive eaters in the world, shattered the Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog-Eating Championship world records in both men and women's divisions.
After consuming 75 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes, Chestnut outperformed his personal best and previous world record, set in 2018, of 74 hot dogs and buns. This victory marks Chestnut's thirteenth Nathan’s Famous International Hot Dog Eating Championship win and mustard belt.
Sudo, the number-six-ranked competitive eater overall, ate 48.5 hot dogs and buns breaking the women’s world record previously set by Sonya “The Black Widow” Thomas in 2012. Sudo’s former personal best was 41 hot dogs and buns set in 2018. This year marks Sudo’s seventh consecutive win.
Men’s Division 5th Place: Eric ‘Badlands’ Booker from Selden, NY - 20 HDB 4th Place: George Chiger from Pocono Pines - 24 HDB 3rd Place: Nick Wehry from Torrington, CT - 39.5 HDB 2nd Place: Darron Breeden from Orange, VA - 42 HDB 1st Place: Joey Chestnut from San Jose, CA - 75 HDB
Women’s Division 5th Place: Rene Rovtar from Montville, NJ - 7 HDB 4th Place: Julie Goldberg from Brooklyn, NY - 8.5 HDB 3rd Place: Katie Prettyman from Marysville, WA - 15, HDB 2nd Place: Larell Marie Mele from Long Pond, PA - 18 HDB 1st Place: Miki Sudo from Torrington, CT - 48.5 HDB