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Published July 04, 2012, 04:02 PM

Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest

Brooklyn, NY (WDAY TV) -- The biggest sporting event of the day was on Brooklyn's Coney Island, you guessed it the 97th Nathan's Famous Hot Dog eating contest.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Brooklyn, NY (WDAY TV) -- The biggest sporting event of the day was on Brooklyn's Coney Island, you guessed it the 97th Nathan's Famous Hot Dog eating contest.

Joey Chestnut did it again! Sweating his way through temperatures in the 90s,

to tie his own world record, devouring 68 hot dogs in 10 minutes. He captures his 6th Mustard belt, tying him with former rival Takeru Kobayashi,

who did not compete in Wednesday's event.

The women's title went to Sonya the "black Widow" Thomas, who broke her own women's world record, devouring 45 dogs.

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