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The latest Fink Beats the Stomach episode has an interview with Oliver Brooks, the stage master for the Nathan's finals.

2019 St. Elmo’s shrimp cocktail contest

Official results 8 minutes

1st 10 Joey “Jaws” Chestnut wins for 7th year in a row
2nd 7 George Chiger
2nd 7 Gideon Oji
4th 6.2 Derek Jacobs
5th 5.1 Steve “The Rabbit” Hammond
6th 4.9 Darrien “Cheesecurd” Thomas
7th 3.2 Andrew “The Bear” Kogutkiewicz
8th 3.1 John Gebhard
8th 3.1 Matthew Raible

St. Elmo’s said they will stream the contest at https://www.facebook.com/stelmosteakhouse/ at 3:30 but a video has not started yet. update The video has started

Joey Chestnut, Gideon Oji, George Chiger, Derek Jacobs and Darrien Thomas are expected to compete.

The absence of Geoff Esper guarantees that Joey Chestnut cannot be tied for the most MLE non-qualifier victories in 2019, even if the San Jose Waffle matchup is not counted as an official competition.

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