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Bolivian heartthrob wins Mister International

Twenty-year-old Bolivian heartthrob won out against 30 other hopefuls to take the Mister International crown in Taiwan’s central Taichung city on Saturday, December 19.

Juan Bruno Kettels Torrico, an engineering student, was crowned in front of an audience of 400 in a hotel in the island’s central city of Taichung after walking down the catwalk in swimwear and evening wear.

The first and second runner-ups were Hector Soria of Spain and Marcelino Gebrayel of Lebanon.

Mister International Philippines 2009 winners

Mister International Phillippines 2009 winner Michael Manansala

Mister International Phillippines 2009 winner Michael Manansala















Michael Manansala, a 23-year-old freelanced model from Quezon City, won the Mister International Philippines 2009 title after replacing one of the finalists two days before the final event.

Standing at 6’2″, Michael is among the tallest contestants and one of the crowd favorites. Apart from the title, the native hunk of Pampanga also won Mr. Personality. Continue reading