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Virginia Woman Keeps Title As Hot Dog Eating Champ

Virginia Woman Keeps Title As Hot Dog Eating Champ

A Northern Virginian is keeping her crown as the top woman in hot dog eating competitions.  Sonya Thomas of Alexandria has won the Pepto Bismol Belt for a third consecutive Fourth of July.  Thomas ate nearly 37 hot dogs at Nathan’s on Coney Island. The winner in the men’s division was Joey Chestnut who ate 69 hot dogs in ten minutes.