Two Tucson women just won both gold and silver in Nathan’s hot dog eating competition

The duo also took first and second last year.

Tucson residents Miki Sudo and Michelle Lesco won first and second place at the annual Nathan’s Famous July Fourth hot dog eating contest on Thursday.

This marks Sudo’s sixth consecutive first-place finish at the competition. This year’s competition featured a $10,000 prize for first place.

Sudo, who recently moved to Tucson, ate 31 hot dogs in 10 minutes. Lesco ate 26 hot dogs.

At last year’s competition, Sudo ate 37 hot dogs. Lesco ate 28.

For more information on Lesco’s eating adventures, read our full feature on her, Meet ‘Cardboard Shell’ Michelle Lesco, World-Class Competitive Eater.

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Jackie is a food writer and photographer native to Tucson. He loves corgis and still thinks rickrolling is funny. If you'd like to stalk him, visit and his Instagram @jackie_tran_.