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Mr Gay World competition crowns first Filipino champion — and he’s gorgeous

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Meet model John Raspado, the first Filipino to ever be crowned the winner of Mr Gay World — and it’s not difficult to see why.

MGWP Pre-pageant SWIMWEAR Sept. 17, 2016 @ Trinity University Of Asia. Photo Credits: @joryrivera

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Over 40 men from around the world competed this year, with Candido Arteaga (Spain), Raf Van Puymbroeck (Belgium), Marco Tornese (Switzerland), and Alexander Steyn (South Africa) being the four runners up.

Related: Mr. Gay Competition Gets its First-Ever Muslim Finalist

Sarap maghalo halo Sa mainit na panahon

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“Thank you to the people behind MGWPO (Mr. Gay World Philippines),” Raspado said, “especially to Wilbert Tolentino, for always guiding me on my journey to success and to those who helped me backstage and my fellow candidates. Especially the delegates of Belgium and Venezuela, who were my roommates.”

Raspado raked in other titles, too: Best Swimwear, Mr. Interview, Best in Formal Wear, Mr. Online Vote, and Mr. Social Media.

Hi guys!!! Pls VOTE for the BEST SOCIAL MEDIA!!! By WATCHING AND LIKING MY VIDEO ON YOUTUBE https://youtu.be/1n-YvWGvJtk TNX!!!

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The organizers added:

 “Big Congratulations to John Fernandez Raspado for giving honor to our country and for winning Best in Swimwear, Best in Formal Wear, Mr. Gay World Closed Door Interview, Mr. Online Vote, Mr. Social Media special awards in Maspalomas, Spain.”

h/t: Attitude