Tuesday, November 23, 2010
A Dashing Debonair Wins Manhunt International 2010
23-year old 1.89 m. tall Peter Menky of Slovak Republic surprised the audience after he won as Manhunt International last Saturday, November 20 held at sprawling Chiang Kai Sheck Memorial Hall Taichung City, Taiwan beating 49 other hopefuls to win the title. Awe in disbelief, Peter Menky plans to become a supermodel and sign a contract with prestigious model agency and working for top brands such as Prada, Armani, Cavalli, etc. and later wants to become an entrepreneur. He is a college student who speaks English, Slovak, Czech, German and Spanish.
The 1st runner up went to Gibraltar, Bogdan Brasoveanu, the 2nd runner up is Brazil, Marlon de Gregori, the 3rd runner up is USA, Daniel Guerra, and the 4th runner up is Mr. Taiwan, Jerry Chang. Completing the semifinalists were candidates from Bosnia and Herzegovina, China, India, Indonesia, Lebanon, Panama, Singapore, South Africa, Sweden, Turkey and Venezuela.
Special awards are given to the following: Mr. Internet Popularity goes to India, Ahran Chaudary, Best National Costume went to China, Wang Zichao, 1st runner up, Best in National Costume, Indonesia Obert Tan, 2nd runner up, Best in National Costume went to Bolivia Sergio Revollo, Mr. Alishan (sponsored by Alishan mayor) went to Nicaragua William Rodriguez, Mr. Photogenic Slovak Republic Peter Menky, Mr. Physique went to Singapore Jovin Koh Boon Pin, Mr. Friendship went to Korea Hyun Woo Park, Mr. Personality went to England Vaughan Bailey and Best Runway Model went to Gibraltar Bogdan Brasoveanu.
Manhunt International is a male beauty contest at the same time male modeling search which was started in 1993 with its roots credited to a national preliminary competition in Singapore which was staged by Alex Liu, pageant director of Metromedia Singapore, one of two organizers and owner of Manhunt International. The first winner of Manhunt International in 1993 that was held in Australia was Thomas Sasse of Germany. The winner of Manhunt International usually signs a contract with a top modeling agency and work for top fashion brands in Asia, Europe and North America. Metromedia Singapore headed by Alex Liu and Australia Procon Leisure International Pty. Ltd. headed by Mr. Rosko Dickinson organize and manage Manhunt International.