Joey Chestnut breaks report at Nathan’s scorching canine consuming contest in Coney Island; Michelle Lesco takes girls’s title
CONEY ISLAND, Brooklyn — Joey Chestnut broke his personal world report, consuming 76 franks in 10 minutes, to win the Nathan’s Well-known Sizzling Canine Consuming Contest in Coney Island on Sunday.
It was the aggressive eater’s 14th win on the annual Fourth of July occasion. The earlier report, additionally set by Chestnut, was 75 scorching canines and buns in 10 minutes.
Over within the girls’s division, Michelle Lesco received the Pink Belt after chowing down on a whopping 30 3/4 franks in 10 minutes. Second place finisher Sarah Rodriguez had a private finest with 24 scorching canines.
After banning crowds final 12 months as a result of COVID-19, the historic consuming competitors as soon as once more welcomed a dwell viewers to look at the epic chow down in Brooklyn. There have been no spectators final 12 months as Chestnut ate 75 scorching canines and buns in 10 minutes to win the competition.
Nonetheless, Sunday’s occasion wasn’t fairly the identical as common. As an alternative of being held at Surf and Stillwell avenues, simply off the Coney Island boardwalk, this 12 months’s competitors was staged close by at Maimonides Park, the minor league baseball stadium and residential to the Brooklyn Cyclones.
Spectators needed to register at no cost tickets upfront.