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Tucson teacher Michelle Lesco wins 4th of July hot dog eating contest

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Posted at 9:10 AM, Jul 01, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-04 18:18:58-04

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — Tucson teacher Michelle Lesco won Nathan's 4th of July hot dog eating contest.

This was Lesco's 10th straight appearance at the Coney Island event, and her first win.

Lesco ate 30 hot dogs in ten minutes.

Lesco's personal best was set in 2017 when she ate 32 hot dogs in ten minutes, taking second place in the women's division.

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Lesco's other eating achievements include eating 10.5 lbs of boysenberry pie in 10 minutes and eating 158 chicken wings in 10 minutes.