Joey Chestnut is a hot dog eating champion for the 8th consecutive time.

Chestnut ate 61 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes to take the title at the annual Nathan's Famous Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest at Coney Island.

In the women's competition, Three-time defending champion Sonya Thomas lost her hot dog eating title to Miki Sudo who wolfed down 34 franks and buns in 10 minutes.

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