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Mumbai, India’s Mayur Gangwani named Manhunt International 2019 fourth runner-up in Quezon City, Philippines

Mayur Gangwani, 21, of India almost won Manhunt International 2019. Competing against 35 other handsome male models from all over the world, the Indian model emerged as the fourth runner-up.

Gangwani hails from Mumbai, India and he stands 185 cm. He won the Manhunt India 2019 beauty pageant at The Byke Old Anchor Resort of the Cavelossim Beach in South Goa,India on November 26, 2019.

 

On February 18, 2020, Gangwani and his fellow Manhunt International 2019 candidates were presented to media members at the Platinum Hall of F1 Hotel Manila in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig, Metro Manila, Philippines. The next day, they enjoyed some fun activities at Canyon Cove Hotel and Spa in Nasugbu, Batangas, Philippines.

Miss Intercontinental 2015 first runner-up Christi McGarry, 29, hosted the coronation night at the New Frontier Theater in Quezon City, Metro Manila on February 22, 2020 with Andre Bruillette. It was the 20th edition of the international male beauty pageant conceived by Metromedia Singapore and Procon Leisure International.

It was Paul Luzineau, 23, of the Netherlands who was declared the fairest of them all while Nikos Antonopoulos, 24, of Greece was first runner-up. Matheus Giora, 31, of Brazil and Yeray Hidalgo, 26, of Spain were the respective second and third runners-up.

Rosko Dickinson is the current executive president of Manhunt International. He served as a judge in the 20th edition of the international male beauty pageant along with Miss Asia Pacific International 2018 Sharifa Akeel, 22, Binibining Pilipinas-International 2014 Bianca Guidotti, 30, and Manhunt International 2018 winner Vicent Llorach, 24, among others.

The Manhunt International 2018 coronation night took place at the QT Gold Coast Ballroom in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia on December 8, 2018. Runner-up to Llorach was Dale Maher of Australia while the respective second, third and fourth runners-up were Luca Derin of the Netherlands, Jeff Langan of Philippines and Mai Tuan Anh of Vietnam.

Had Gangwani won, he would have been the second Manhunt International winner from India. The first one was Rajeev Singh, who was crowned in Beijing, China in 2001.

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