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Woman wins famous hot dog eating contest

Posted July 4

— Miki Sudo of Las Vegas has won the women's Nathan's famous hot dog eating contest at Coney Island, New York.

This is the fourth straight championship for Sudo. Her first win was in 2014 when she unseated Sonya Thomas, who had won the woman's competition since its inception in 2011.

Sudo ate 41 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes. The runnerup, Michelle Lesco, finished off 32 and 1/2 hot dogs.

Last year's record was 38.5 in 10 minutes, according to


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