Sao Paulo, Brazil’s Matheus Giora named Manhunt International 2019 second runner-up in Quezon City, Philippines

Matheus Giora, 31, of Brazil almost won Manhunt International 2019. Competing against 35 other handsome male models from all over the world, the Brazilian physiotherapist emerged as the second runner-up.

Giora is 185 cm tall and he lives in Santos, Sao Paulo, Brazil. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Physiotherapy from the Universidade Santa Cecilia in Santos and is currently working as a physiotherapist in Clínica Espaço Saúde Fisioterapia in Santos.

When Giora competed in Mister Brasil CNB 2019 at the Dall´Onder Grande Hotel in Bento Gonçalves, Brazil on September 4, 2019, he represented Baixada Santista. He finished second runner-up.


On February 18, 2020, Giora 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 grand winner while Nikos Antonopoulos, 24, of Greece was first runner-up. Yeray Hidalgo, 26, of Spain and Mayur Gangwani, 21, of India were the respective third and fourth 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.

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