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Coney Island’s Hot Dog Eating Contest 2012: Chestnut and Thomas Win, Still No Kobayashi

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

Takeru Kobayashi with his trophy in 2009 If you’re still stuffed from Independence Day barbeques, imagine how Joey “Jaws” Chestnut feels. The 28-year-old Californian won his sixth consecutive Nathan’s Famous July 4 International Hot Dog-Eating Contest at Coney Island yesterday by consuming 68 hot dogs in 10 minutes. Chestnut beat out Tim Janus of New York (2nd place, 52 dogs), Patrick Bertoletti [&hellip
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