Mister World 2016 Rohit Khandelwal of India will crown his successor on August 23, 2019. A total of 72 countries will be represented during the coronation night at the Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines.
From 72, only 12 contestants will proceed to the semi-finals, from which five finalists will be chosen. Among the five finalists, two will declared as runners-up along with Mr. World 2019.
The 10th edition of Mr. World marks the first time the international beauty pageant is held in the Philippines. Here are the candidates who I think will make it to the top:
- Mikaele Ahomana (Tonga)
- Carlos Franco (Brazil)
- Vishnu Raj Menon (India)
- Fezile Mkhize (South Africa)
- Ashley Peternella (Netherlands)
- Jorge Núñez (Venezuela)
- Brian Faugier (Mexico)
2nd Runner-up: Robert Cula Budi (Kenya)
1st Runner-up: Anakin Nontiprasit (Thailand)
Mr. World 2019: Wayne Walsh (Ireland)
Meanwhile, here is a series of quick question-and-answer sessions with some of the Mr. World 2019 candidates: