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Tucson woman to compete in Nathan's hot dog eating contest

Posted at 10:37 PM, Jun 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-26 01:37:12-04

A competitive eater from Tucson will be competing in the Nathan's hot dog eating contest next week.

Michele Lesco is headed to Coney Island next week.

Lesco ate 28 hot dogs at a Las Vegas eating contest to qualify for the big day.

She also ate 28 hot dogs at last year's competition where she placed second.

The top female competitive eater in the world has a record of 42.

They will go head to head again on the Fourth of July.

The competition will be aired on ESPN.