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Joey Chestnut prepares for ice cream eating competition at State Fair

Joey Chestnut prepares to win the world ice cream eating championship at the Indiana State Fair.

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) - At the Indiana State Fair on Sunday August 5, you can watch the world's top competitive eaters fight to win the world ice cream eating championship.

One of those competitive eaters is Joey Chestnut. His record is 15 pints of ice cream.

Last year, competitive eater Miki Sudo beat Chestnut's record by eating 16 pints so he decided needed to come to Indiana to eat at least 17 pints!

He's competing at 2 p.m. at the Enough Plaza stage. He visited WTHR Weekend Sunrise the morning of the competition.