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Nevada Champions Crowned at Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest at New York-New York Hotel & Casino

April 27, 2014 by  



Pablo Martinez and Carlene LeFevre were named “Nevada Hot Dog Eating Champions”
Champions were crowned today at New York-New York Hotel & Casino in the Nevada qualifying competition for the famed Nathan’s Famous International Hot Dog Contest held annually on July 4 in Coney Island, N.Y. (Pictured: Carlene LeFevre  and Pablo Martinez were named “Nevada Hot Dog Eating Champions”) 

Pablo Martinez took top male honors by eating 26 hot dogs in 10 minutes

Pablo Martinez took top male honors by eating 26 hot dogs in 10 minutes

Pablo Martinez and Carlene LeFevre were named “Nevada Hot Dog Eating Champions” and have earned a spot to compete on the Coney Island stage on July 4. During the 10-minute competition, Martinez took top male honors, finishing 26 hot dogs while LeFevrewon the female division, eating 13 hot dogs.

Carlene LeFevre took top female honors by eating 13 hot dogs in 10 minutes

Carlene LeFevre took top female honors by eating 13 hot dogs in 10 minutes

“New York-New York Hotel & Casino has continuously been a great partner for us as they never fail to provide a dynamic destination for competitive eating and stands as the longest-running qualifier on the Nathan’s Famous qualifying circuit,” said Major League Eating President Richard Shea. “Nevada will bring great competitors to Coney Island on July 4.”

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department won the local heroes competition by consuming a total of 33 hot dogs

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department won the local heroes competition by consuming a total of 33 hot dogs

In the local heroes competition, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department defeated Nellis Air Force Base and the lovely women of FANTASY at Luxor by consuming 33 hot dogs and winning $1,000 for the Injured Police Officers Fund.

The team of FANTASY at Luxor

The team of FANTASY at Luxor

The Nathan’s Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest has occurred each July 4 in Coney Island, N.Y. since 1916, the year Nathan Handwerker opened the legendary restaurant.

Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest

Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest

Major League Eating, the governing body of all stomach-centric sports, sanctions the Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Circuit and ensures the contests are judged professionally and safety standards are upheld at each event.

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