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Sunday, July 05, 2009

Joey Chestnut Wins Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest

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Butch Moran

For the third year in a row, Joey Chestnut wins the Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest in Coney Island with 69 hot dogs devoured in only 10 minutes.

From Nathan's Famous:

Joey Chestnut today won the Nathan's Famous July Fourth International Eating Contest by eating 68 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes, 3 1/2 more than Takeru Kobayashi of Japan, his arch-rival.

1st: Joey Chestnut - 68 HDBs
2nd: Takeru Kobayashi - 64 1/2
3rd: Pat Bertoletti - 55
4th: Tim Eater X Janus - 53
5th: Bob Shoudt - 41 3/4
6th: Sonya Thomas - 41
7th: Hall Hunt - 38.5
8th: Erik Denmrk - 38
9th: Juliet Lee - 34
T-10th: Gravy Brown - 30
T-10th: Badlands Booker - 30
12th: Jim Reeves - 28.5
T-13th: Crazy Legs Conti - 25
T-13th: Pete Davekos - 25
T-13th: Sean Gordon - 25
16th: Marco Marquez - 23
17th: Micah Collins - 21
T-18th: Franco Camerini - 14
T-18th: Bob Coccodrilli - 14
Rich LeFevre wasn't able to attend the event and did not participate due to illness.

Nathan's Hotdog Eating Contest - 2009

Joey Chestnut wins his 3rd Nathan's Hotdog Eating Contest consuming 68 hotdogs in 10 minutes. The commentary alone is worth the viewing. This is disgusting, and at the same time, downright hysterical. This is the only competition where you can say the phrase 'he has a 2 dog lead' with a straight face.

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