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Joey Chestnut wins record 15th hot dog eating contest

World Champion Joey Chestnut competes during the men's 2022 Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest as it returns to the flagship restaurant after an easing of COVID-19 restrictions at Coney Island in New York. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

World Champion Joey Chestnut competes during the men's 2022 Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest as it returns to the flagship restaurant after an easing of COVID-19 restrictions at Coney Island in New York....more

World Champion Joey Chestnut competes during the men's 2022 Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest as it returns to the flagship restaurant after an easing of COVID-19 restrictions at Coney Island in New York. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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World Champion Joey Chestnut competes as someone attempts to disrupt the men's 2022 Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest as it returns to the flagship restaurant after an easing of COVID-19 restrictions at Coney Island in New York, U.S., July 4, 2022. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

World Champion Joey Chestnut competes as someone attempts to disrupt the men's 2022 Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest as it returns to the flagship restaurant after an easing of COVID-19 restrictions at Coney Island...more

World Champion Joey Chestnut competes as someone attempts to disrupt the men's 2022 Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest as it returns to the flagship restaurant after an easing of COVID-19 restrictions at Coney Island in New York, U.S., July 4, 2022. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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People react at Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

People react at Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

People react at Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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Gideon Oji competes during the men's 2022 Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Gideon Oji competes during the men's 2022 Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Gideon Oji competes during the men's 2022 Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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World Champion Joey Chestnut holds 76 hot dogs after being weigh-in ahead of Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog-Eating Contest.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

World Champion Joey Chestnut holds 76 hot dogs after being weigh-in ahead of Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog-Eating Contest.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

World Champion Joey Chestnut holds 76 hot dogs after being weigh-in ahead of Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog-Eating Contest.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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People try to see the men's 2022 Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

People try to see the men's 2022 Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

People try to see the men's 2022 Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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World Champion Joey Chestnut celebrates after winning the men's 2022 Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

World Champion Joey Chestnut celebrates after winning the men's 2022 Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

World Champion Joey Chestnut celebrates after winning the men's 2022 Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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World Champion Joey Chestnut tries to catch someone attempting to disrupt the men's 2022 Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

World Champion Joey Chestnut tries to catch someone attempting to disrupt the men's 2022 Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

World Champion Joey Chestnut tries to catch someone attempting to disrupt the men's 2022 Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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World Champion Miki Sudo competes in the women's category of 2022 Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

World Champion Miki Sudo competes in the women's category of 2022 Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

World Champion Miki Sudo competes in the women's category of 2022 Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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World Champion Miki Sudo holds up the trophy after winning the women 2022 Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

World Champion Miki Sudo holds up the trophy after winning the women 2022 Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

World Champion Miki Sudo holds up the trophy after winning the women 2022 Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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Michelle Lesco competes at the women's category of 2022 Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Michelle Lesco competes at the women's category of 2022 Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Michelle Lesco competes at the women's category of 2022 Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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People react at Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

People react at Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

People react at Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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World Champion Miki Sudo and the 2021 Women World Champion Michelle Lesco pose for a picture ahead of Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog-Eating Contest.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

World Champion Miki Sudo and the 2021 Women World Champion Michelle Lesco pose for a picture ahead of Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog-Eating Contest.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

World Champion Miki Sudo and the 2021 Women World Champion Michelle Lesco pose for a picture ahead of Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog-Eating Contest.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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People attend Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

People attend Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

People attend Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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People attend Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

People attend Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

People attend Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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World Champion Miki Sudo competes at the women's category of 2022 Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

World Champion Miki Sudo competes at the women's category of 2022 Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

World Champion Miki Sudo competes at the women's category of 2022 Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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A worker prepare hot dogs before the weigh-in of World Champions Joey Chestnut and Miki Sudo ahead of Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog-Eating Contest.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

A worker prepare hot dogs before the weigh-in of World Champions Joey Chestnut and Miki Sudo ahead of Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog-Eating Contest.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

A worker prepare hot dogs before the weigh-in of World Champions Joey Chestnut and Miki Sudo ahead of Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog-Eating Contest.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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World Champion Joey Chestnut reacts as he is weigh-in ahead of Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog-Eating Contest.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

World Champion Joey Chestnut reacts as he is weigh-in ahead of Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog-Eating Contest.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

World Champion Joey Chestnut reacts as he is weigh-in ahead of Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog-Eating Contest.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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World Champion Miki Sudo stares down the 2021 Women World Champion Michelle Lesco ahead of Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog-Eating Contest.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

World Champion Miki Sudo stares down the 2021 Women World Champion Michelle Lesco ahead of Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog-Eating Contest.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

World Champion Miki Sudo stares down the 2021 Women World Champion Michelle Lesco ahead of Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog-Eating Contest.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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World Champion Joey Chestnut celebrates after winning the men's 2022 Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

World Champion Joey Chestnut celebrates after winning the men's 2022 Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

World Champion Joey Chestnut celebrates after winning the men's 2022 Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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