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PacificSanDiego.com has a gallery of yesterday's hot dog eating contest held at The Smoking Gun. Brandon "Da Garbage Disposal" Clark claimed the $1,000 first prize. Molly Schuyler also competed.

Molly Schuyler defends Paul’s Pantry cinnamon rolls

Results from today’s cinnamon roll eating contest at Paul’s Pantry in Mission Viejo, CA

1st 19 Molly Schuyler
2nd 14 Brandon Clark
3rd 13 Steve “The Rabbit” Hammond
4th 12 Edward Chin
5th 10 Naader “Freak8r” Reda
6th 9 Kevin Ross
7th 4 David Jennings
7th 4 Craig Takata
9th 3 Tom Chin
10th 2 Jim Magee

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2019 Nathan’s womens finals

Official results

1st 31 Miki Sudo
2nd 26.5 Michelle “Cardboard Shell” Lesco
3rd 23 “The Lovely” Juliet Lee
3rd 23 Sarah “Unstoppable Bab” Reinecke
5th 18 Larell Marie “The Real Deal” Mele
6th 14 Sophia Devita
7th 12.5 Katie Prettyman
8th 11 Holly Titus
9th 10.5 Kathryn Tesch
9th 10.5 Kelly Wong
11th 9 Jocelyn Walker
12th 8 Mary “I Love ‘em HOT!” Bowers
13th 7 Julie Goldberg
14th 7 Rene Rovtar
15th 6 Kat Wong

31 is the lowest high total for a female in the Nathan’s finals since Sonya Thomas ate 25 in her first Nathan’s finals in 2003. (She ate 32 in a 12 minute contest in 2004).

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TheAthletic.com has an article (mostly behind a paywall) about Birgit Felden's victory in the 1984 Nathan's finals, the only time a female has had the highest overall total in a July 4 contest. She is now a professor of business in Berlin.
Men's Health has a joint interview with Derek Jacobs, Geoffrey Esper, Matt Hazzard, Michelle Lesco, Nick Wehry, Ronnie Hartman and Sophia DeVita about their training regimen for Nathan's Famous hot dog eating contest.
update The top 5 from Nick Smith video caption Daily Mail article | wutshoodtv video
1st32Molly Schuyler contest record
2nd24Dan "killer" Kennedy
3rd20Andy Puhl
4th15David "Tiger Wings and Things" Brunelli
5th11"Gentleman" Joe Menchetti
Tenleytown411 reports that Molly Schuyler defended her Z Burger title contest with a record 32 burgers eaten.
The official rosters for the men's and women's Nathan's finals have been posted. Sonya "The Black" Widow Thomas does not appear, which would end a 16 year streak of Coney Island appearances. (Doris Garcia is also unlisted.) There does not appear to be any surprises with the men's field.
Delish.com has an article about the Nathan's womens contest titled "Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest is a Sexist Sausage Fest" containing quotes from Larell Marie Mele, Sarah Reinecke, 2011 competitor Laura Leu and Katie Prettyman, who says her Nathan's qualifier performance was impeded by the MC conversing with her.
Miki Sudo did an interview on WQAM on Wednesday. After criticizing the lack of ESPN coverage for the women's Nathan's finals, she was disconnected (around 7:15). Her conversation resumes around the 12:30.

Miki Sudo wins Fortune Bay Wild Rice Hotdish

Official results of today’s Fortune Bay World Wild Rice Hotdish Eating Championship in Tower, MN (contest length 8 minutes).

1st 14 Miki Sudo
2nd 13.5 Geoffrey Esper
3rd 12.25 Darron Breeden
4th 8 Darrien “Cheesecurd” Thomas
4th 8 Ben Welch
6th 6 Ethan Teske
7th 5 Alex Cook
8th 4 Billy Milbeck
8th 4 travis schultz
10th 3 Paul Shyrer

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Juliet Lee & Gideon Oji win DC Nathan’s qualifier

Rich Shea announced that Gideon Oji (25 hot dogs) and Juliet Lee (23) won today’s Nathan’s qualifier at the Giant National Capital BBQ Battle in Washington, DC. Juliet Lee extends her streak of years with a qualifier victory to 13.

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A segment of last week's Battle of the Super Eaters about Leah Shutkever can be viewed on the Channel 4 facebook page.
"Battle of the Super Eaters: 3000 Calories a Minute", featuring Adam "Beard Meats Food" Moran, Leah Shutkever and Kyle Gibson, will be televised on Channel 4 on British TV on June 13. Footage from last year's Hwy 55 burger eating contest will be included.

Joe Menchetti defeats Molly Schuyler in Zoi’s Pizza

Joe Menchetti has posted the results for the professional division of Zoi’s Pizza eating contest in Seymour, CT today

1) Joe Menchetti 56 sec
2) Molly Schuyler 1:03
3) Dan Kennedy 1:04
4) Dave Brunelli

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The latest episode of the How Does That Happen podcast has an interview with Molly Schulyer.

2019 Elk Horn Aebleskivers

Results Part 1 | Part 2

1st 91.5 Miki Sudo ends 21 month gap of female victories in MLE mixed gender contests
2nd 87 Gideon Oji
3rd 78 Matt “Hungry” Hazzard
4th 73 Ronnie “MegaByte” Hartman
5th 51 Darrien “Cheesecurd” Thomas
6th 50 Derek Hendrickson

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Leah Shutkever announced she has received two Guinness World Records for egg and burrito eating. The feats will appear on a Channel 4 program next month.

2019 Cincinnati Reds Nathan’s qualifier

Results men
1 Ronnie Harman 29.5
2 Derkek Jacobs 29

Results women
1T Katie Prettyman 14
1T Sophia Devita 14

An eat-off could not be held due to lack of time. Apparently finals spots will be awarded to both women.

Ronnie Hartman appeared on WKRC (video) today to promote tonight’s Nathan’s qualifier that will take place after the Cincinnati Reds game concludes (around 10 pm eastern if the game does not go into extra innings). Derek Jacobs, Sophia Devita and Katie Prettyman are also expected to compete.

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Man vs. Food in London has a request for eaters to face off against Leah Shutkever and Kyle Gibson on Friday for an upcoming program on Channel 4.
Shaina Waseem, the "UK Chilli Queen", extended her streak of spicy eating contest victories to 50 with a victory in a pepper eating contest at the Foodies Festival in Bristol, England.
Molly Schuyler will attempt to eat as much shrimp as possible in a one hour session on FoodBeast's twitch channel today starting at 3PM Pacific.

2019 Long Island Ducks Nathan’s qualifier

News12 video

Results via Fink Beats the Stomach (More results)

1st 47 Geoffrey Esper
2nd 29 George Chiger
3rd 22.5 Eric “Badlands” Booker
4th 19 Roderick Buenviaje
1st 18 Larell Marie “The Real Deal” Mele has won qualifier every year since gender split in 2011
2nd 7 Julie Goldberg
3rd 4 Prudence DiBenedetto

Facebook Live video by Fink Beats the Stomach

Previous winners of Nathan’s qualifiers held at the Long Island Ducks ballpark. A gap of almost 13 years between competitions might be a record for qualifier sites.

2006 Jun 24 1st 21.5 12 min Allen “Shredder” Goldstein
2005 Jun 25 1st 24 12 min Ed “Cookie” Jarvis
2004 Jun 26 1st 18.75 12 min Oleg Zhornitskiy

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Molly Schuyler is expected to compete in Zoi's Pizza eating contest in Seymour, CT on June 1, which has raised its pro prizes to $2000/$1000/$500.
Kristen Amy McElhaney ate 223 oysters to break the women's record at Wintzell's Oyster House in Mobile, AL, a mark which had stood for 22 years. The effort raised $5,000 for the Distinguished Young Women program.

2019 Las Vegas Nathan’s qualifier

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