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Miki Sudo wins the women's title with a record-breaking 51 hot dogs at Nathan's Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest on July 4, 2024, in New York City.
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Miki Sudo wins the women’s title with a record-breaking 51 hot dogs at Nathan’s Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest on July 4, 2024, in New York City.

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PHOTOS: Nathan’s Famous 4th of July Hot Dog Eating Contest 2024

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It's not Independence Day without a good old hot dog eating contest! Nathan's Famous 4th of July Hot Dog Eating Contest returns to Coney Island's Nathan’s Famous on Surf Avenue for 2024 in New York City. The first Fourth of July hot dog eating contest took place in 1916, the same year Nathan's Famous opened on Surf Avenue in Coney Island.
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JULY 4: Winners Patrick Bertoletti and Miki Sudo pose for a photograph after Nathan's Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest on July 4, 2024 in New York City. Sixteen-time winner Joey Chestnut is banned from this year's contest due to his partnership with Nathan's competitor Impossible Foods, which sells plant-based hot dogs. (Photo by Adam Gray/Getty Images)
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Winners Patrick Bertoletti and Miki Sudo pose for a photograph after Nathan’s Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest on July 4, 2024, in New York City.
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JULY 4: Winners Patrick Bertoletti and Miki Sudo speak to the media after Nathan's Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest on July 4, 2024 in New York City. Sixteen-time winner Joey Chestnut is banned from this year's contest due to his partnership with Nathan's competitor Impossible Foods, which sells plant-based hot dogs. (Photo by Adam Gray/Getty Images)
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Winners Patrick Bertoletti and Miki Sudo speak to the media after Nathan’s Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest on July 4, 2024, in New York City.
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JULY 4: Patrick Bertoletti wins the mens title with 58 hotdogs at Nathan's Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest on July 4, 2024 in New York City. Sixteen-time winner Joey Chestnut is banned from this year's contest due to his partnership with Nathan's competitor Impossible Foods, which sells plant-based hot dogs. (Photo by Adam Gray/Getty Images)
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Patrick Bertoletti wins the men’s title with 58 hotdogs at Nathan’s Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest on July 4, 2024, in New York City.
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JULY 4: Participants compete for the mens title at Nathan's Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest on July 4, 2024 in New York City. Sixteen-time winner Joey Chestnut is banned from this year's contest due to his partnership with Nathan's competitor Impossible Foods, which sells plant-based hot dogs. (Photo by Adam Gray/Getty Images)
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Participants compete for the men’s title at Nathan’s Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest on July 4, 2024, in New York City.
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JULY 4: Participants compete for the mens title at Nathan's Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest on July 4, 2024 in New York City. Sixteen-time winner Joey Chestnut is banned from this year's contest due to his partnership with Nathan's competitor Impossible Foods, which sells plant-based hot dogs. (Photo by Adam Gray/Getty Images)
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Participants compete for the men’s title at Nathan’s Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest on July 4, 2024, in New York City.
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JULY 4: A person holds a sign saying 'Let Joey Eat' at Nathan's Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest on July 4, 2024 in New York City. Sixteen-time winner Joey Chestnut is banned from this year's contest due to his partnership with Nathan's competitor Impossible Foods, which sells plant-based hot dogs. (Photo by Adam Gray/Getty Images)
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A person holds a sign saying “Let Joey Eat” at Nathan’s Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest on July 4, 2024, in New York City.
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JULY 4: Participants compete for the mens title at Nathan's Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest on July 4, 2024 in New York City. Sixteen-time winner Joey Chestnut is banned from this year's contest due to his partnership with Nathan's competitor Impossible Foods, which sells plant-based hot dogs. (Photo by Adam Gray/Getty Images)
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Participants compete for the men’s title at Nathan’s Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest on July 4, 2024, in New York City.
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JULY 4: Participants compete for the mens title at Nathan's Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest on July 4, 2024 in New York City. Sixteen-time winner Joey Chestnut is banned from this year's contest due to his partnership with Nathan's competitor Impossible Foods, which sells plant-based hot dogs. (Photo by Adam Gray/Getty Images)
Adam Gray/Getty Images
Participants compete for the men’s title at Nathan’s Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest on July 4, 2024, in New York City. Sixteen-time winner Joey Chestnut is banned from this year’s contest due to his partnership with Nathan’s competitor Impossible Foods, which sells plant-based hot dogs.
Miki Sudo celebrates with the trophy after winning the women's title during the 2024 Nathan's Famous Fourth of July hot dog eating competition at Coney Island in the Brooklyn borough of New York on July 4, 2024. Sudo won after consuming a record-breaking 51 hotdogs. (Photo by Leonardo Munoz / AFP) (Photo by LEONARDO MUNOZ/AFP via Getty Images)
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Miki Sudo celebrates with the trophy after winning the women’s title during the 2024 Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July hot dog eating competition at Coney Island in the Brooklyn borough of New York on July 4, 2024. Sudo won after consuming a record-breaking 51 hotdogs.
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JULY 4: Competitors compete for the women's title at Nathan's Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest on July 4, 2024 in New York City. Sixteen-time winner Joey Chestnut is banned from this year's contest due to his partnership with Nathan's competitor Impossible Foods, which sells plant-based hot dogs. (Photo by Adam Gray/Getty Images)
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Competitors compete for the women’s title at Nathan’s Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest on July 4, 2024, in New York City.
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JULY 4: Competitors compete for the women's title at Nathan's Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest on July 4, 2024 in New York City. Sixteen-time winner Joey Chestnut is banned from this year's contest due to his partnership with Nathan's competitor Impossible Foods, which sells plant-based hot dogs. (Photo by Adam Gray/Getty Images)
Adam Gray/Getty Images
Competitors compete for the women’s title at Nathan’s Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest on July 4, 2024, in New York City.
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JULY 4: Competitors compete for the women's title at Nathan's Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest on July 4, 2024 in New York City. Sixteen-time winner Joey Chestnut is banned from this year's contest due to his partnership with Nathan's competitor Impossible Foods, which sells plant-based hot dogs. (Photo by Adam Gray/Getty Images)
Adam Gray/Getty Images
Competitors compete for the women’s title at Nathan’s Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest on July 4, 2024, in New York City.
Women compete for the women's title of the 2024 Nathan's Famous Fourth of July hot dog eating competition at Coney Island in the Brooklyn borough of New York on July 4, 2024. (Photo by Leonardo Munoz / AFP) (Photo by LEONARDO MUNOZ/AFP via Getty Images)
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Competitors compete for the women’s title at Nathan’s Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest on July 4, 2024, in New York City.
A woman competes for the women's title of the 2024 Nathan's Famous Fourth of July hot dog eating competition at Coney Island in the Brooklyn borough of New York on July 4, 2024. (Photo by Leonardo Munoz / AFP) (Photo by LEONARDO MUNOZ/AFP via Getty Images)
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Competitors compete for the women’s title at Nathan’s Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest on July 4, 2024, in New York City.
Miki Sudo competes for the women's title during the 2024 Nathan's Famous Fourth of July hot dog eating competition at Coney Island in the Brooklyn borough of New York on July 4, 2024. Sudo won after consuming a record-breaking 51 hotdogs. (Photo by Leonardo Munoz / AFP) (Photo by LEONARDO MUNOZ/AFP via Getty Images)
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Miki Sudo competes for the women’s title during the 2024 Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July hot dog eating competition at Coney Island in the Brooklyn borough of New York on July 4, 2024.
Mayoi "Ebimayo" Ebihara from Tokyo, Japan, competes for the women's title of the 2024 Nathan's Famous Fourth of July hot dog eating competition at Coney Island in the Brooklyn borough of New York on July 4, 2024. (Photo by Leonardo Munoz / AFP) (Photo by LEONARDO MUNOZ/AFP via Getty Images)
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Mayoi “Ebimayo” Ebihara from Tokyo, Japan, competes for the women’s title of the 2024 Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July hot dog eating competition at Coney Island in the Brooklyn borough of New York on July 4, 2024.
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JULY 4: Miki Sudo wins the women's title with a record-breaking 51 hot dogs at Nathan's Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest on July 4, 2024 in New York City. Sixteen-time winner Joey Chestnut is banned from this year's contest due to his partnership with Nathan's competitor Impossible Foods, which sells plant-based hot dogs. (Photo by Adam Gray/Getty Images)
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Miki Sudo wins the women’s title with a record-breaking 51 hot dogs at Nathan’s Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest on July 4, 2024, in New York City.
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JULY 4: Crowds gather before Nathan's Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest on July 4, 2024 in New York City. Sixteen-time winner Joey Chestnut is banned from this year's contest due to his partnership with Nathan's competitor Impossible Foods, which sells plant-based hot dogs. (Photo by Adam Gray/Getty Images)
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Crowds gather before Nathan’s Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest on July 4, 2024, in New York City.
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JULY 4: People dressed in hot dog costumes cheer before Nathan's Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest on July 4, 2024 in New York City. Sixteen-time winner Joey Chestnut is banned from this year's contest due to his partnership with Nathan's competitor Impossible Foods, which sells plant-based hot dogs. (Photo by Adam Gray/Getty Images)
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People dressed in hot dog costumes cheer before Nathan’s Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest on July 4, 2024, in New York City.
Workers prepare for the 2024 Nathan's Famous Fourth of July hot dog eating competition at Coney Island in the Brooklyn borough of New York on July 4, 2024. (Photo by Leonardo Munoz / AFP) (Photo by LEONARDO MUNOZ/AFP via Getty Images)
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Workers prepare for the 2024 Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July hot dog eating competition at Coney Island in the Brooklyn borough of New York on July 4, 2024.
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JULY 4: People in costumes, including a dog dressed as a hot dog, wait for the start of Nathan's Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest on July 4, 2024 in New York City. Sixteen-time winner Joey Chestnut is banned from this year's contest due to his partnership with Nathan's competitor Impossible Foods, which sells plant-based hot dogs. (Photo by Adam Gray/Getty Images)
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People in costumes, including a dog dressed as a hot dog, wait for the start of Nathan’s Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest on July 4, 2024, in New York City.
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JULY 4: Hot dogs are stacked on a plate before Nathan's Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest on July 4, 2024 in New York City. Sixteen-time winner Joey Chestnut is banned from this year's contest due to his partnership with Nathan's competitor Impossible Foods, which sells plant-based hot dogs. (Photo by Adam Gray/Getty Images)
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Hot dogs are stacked on a plate before Nathan’s Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest on July 4, 2024, in New York City. Sixteen-time winner Joey Chestnut is banned from this year’s contest due to his partnership with Nathan’s competitor Impossible Foods, which sells plant-based hot dogs.
Hot dogs are ready for the 2024 Nathan's Famous Fourth of July hot dog eating competition at Coney Island in the Brooklyn borough of New York on July 4, 2024. (Photo by Leonardo Munoz / AFP) (Photo by LEONARDO MUNOZ/AFP via Getty Images)
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Hot dogs are ready for the 2024 Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July hot dog eating competition at Coney Island in the Brooklyn borough of New York on July 4, 2024.
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