In New York, 37-year-old Joy Chestnut broke her own record in a hot dog eating contest: She ate 76 sausages in ten minutes.
Series champion Joey Chestnut set a new record in a hot dog eating contest at New York’s Coney Island Amusement Park. The 37-year-old Californian ate 76 sausage rolls in ten minutes on Sunday, adding a hot dog to his previous best of 2020. According to the organisers, this is a new world record.
In the women’s section, 37-year-old teacher Michelle Lesco won with just 31 hot dogs (30.75). This was well below the women’s world record set last year by Mickey Sudo with 48.5 hot dogs in ten minutes. This was Sudo’s seventh victory in the competition. The 35-year-old fast eater missed this time, she is heavily pregnant.
thousands of visitors to the site
In front of an enthusiastic audience, the participants stood side by side at a long table and stuffed the sausages and rolls into themselves with both hands. Thousands of people witnessed the spectacle. Last year, the event took place without an audience due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The food contest in Coney Island’s Beach District is a marketing campaign dating back to 1972 and has been the annual Independence Day since then. America Held on 4th July. The host is the fast-food restaurant Nathan’s Famous, which opened in 1916.
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