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Spice and easy: Contestant downs 34 chillies in two minutes02:14

Spice and easy: Contestant downs 34 chillies in two minutes

China, Ningxiang city
July 29, 2018 at 02:56 GMT +00:00 · Published

A competition to eat as many chili peppers as possible in under two minutes took place in Ningxiang city of China's central Hunan Province on Sunday.

Tan Haitao became the champion of the competition by eating 34 chili peppers, double the number for second place.

Organiser said the humidity in people's bodies is high because of weather in Hunan province. "Eating chili is good for perspiration and digestion."

As part of the city's Chili Festival, the competition was followed by the traditional Huagu opera and various dance performances.

Spice and easy: Contestant downs 34 chillies in two minutes02:14
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A competition to eat as many chili peppers as possible in under two minutes took place in Ningxiang city of China's central Hunan Province on Sunday.

Tan Haitao became the champion of the competition by eating 34 chili peppers, double the number for second place.

Organiser said the humidity in people's bodies is high because of weather in Hunan province. "Eating chili is good for perspiration and digestion."

As part of the city's Chili Festival, the competition was followed by the traditional Huagu opera and various dance performances.