Chestnut, Sudo set records at 2020 Hot Dog Eating Contest

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The 2020 Hot Dog Eating contest was a unique one due to the coronavirus. Instead of being live in front of a crowd, the competitors were in front of a glass case to protect them from getting the virus.

Yet, despite the unique environment for the event, two competitors reigned supreme, like they have done in years past in the first-ever event held indoors. Joey Chestnut was able to swallow the competition.

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Hot Dog (Photo by Pixabay)

“Jaws” was able to eat a record-high 75 hot dogs and buns in the 10-minute limit. He surpassed the record that he set in 2018 with 74 hot dogs and buns.

This is the thirteenth time that Chestnut has won the event. In 2015, Matt Stonie was able to defeat “Jaws” with his 62 hot dogs and buns, ending Chestnut’s 8-year win streak in the event.

Since 2007, Chestnut has dominated this event.

Miki Sudo was able to set a record, like Chestnut, in her women’s 10-minute contest. In her event, she was able to eat 48.5 hot dogs and buns.

Also, like Chestnut, Sudo has dominated the women’s contest. She has now won seven straight events dating back to the 2014 competition.

Since Sudo has won, this was the second-time in her competition that she has surpassed more than 40 hot dogs and buns. Besides this year’s record, she had 41 hot dogs and buns during the 2017 event.

Sudo was able to break the previous record that was set by Sonya “The Black Widow” Thomas in 2012. In 10-minutes, Thomas was able to eat 45 hot dogs and buns eight-years-ago.

Men’s Competition (Top 5)
1) Joey Chestnut – 75 HDB
2) Darron Breeden – 42 HDB
3) Nick Wehry – 39.5 HDB
4) George Chigers – 24 HDB
5) Eric “Badlands” Booker – 20 HDB

Women’s Competition (Top 5)
1) Miki Sudo – 48.5 HDB
2) Larell Marie Mele – 18 HDB
3) Katie Prettyman – 15 HDB
4) Julie Goldberg – 8.5 HDB
5) Rene Rovtar – 7 HDB

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