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Joanna Estrada
July 4, 2020

Chestnut once again dominated the men's portion of the Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest, eating a world record 75 hot dogs and winning the event for the 13th time.

"The Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest is an iconic US tradition that personifies American competition", said Ezra Kucharz, DraftKings chief of business, in a statement.

Joey Chestnut has 12 "Mustard Belts" to his name, including the 2019 winning prize for eating 71 hot dogs and buns past year.

'I knew I was fast in the beginning.

'And the dogs were cooked really well today.

Darron Breeden finished second in the men's competition with 42 hot dogs and buns. Somewhere around the 8-minute mark, Chestnut made history by eating his 1,000th career dog.

On the female side, Miki Sudo will be going for her seventh title, against four others.

'I'm sure the physical effects will kick in in a little bit.

Unlike previous competitions, which have featured between 15-20 men and women, this year's competition will include five women and six men.

A year earlier, he set the record with 74 hot dogs and buns.

Chestnut - who ate 71 hot dogs in 2019 - was considered the heavy favorite entering the event.

About the lack of fans present, she said, "To everybody watching at home, I wish you could be here, but thank you so much for supporting us out of your living room".

Normally open to the public, this year's contest will be held in a private location, with COVID-19 safety measures in place.

The contest, traditionally held on Coney Island in NY, went on at a private location with special health measures being enacted.

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