Paul Luzineau, 23, from the Netherlands was declared the 20th Manhunt International in a prestigious event held at the New Frontier Theater, Quezon City, Philippines, February 22nd.
Manhunt International 2020 Winners
Paul Luzineau from Netherlands won Manhunt International 2020. Greece’s Nikos Antonopoulos was declared 1st runner-up, Matheus Giora of Brazil as 2nd runner-up, Yeray Hidalgo Hernandez of Spain as 3rd runner-up, and India’s Mayur Gangwani as 4th runner-up.
Heavy favorites Daumier Corilla of the Philippines and Elvir Aljicevic of Sweden ended up in the Top 16 along with the representatives from Paraguay, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Thailand, Australia, Turkey, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates and Poland.
Winner Paul Luzineau will have a $10,000 modeling contract and is expected to have shoots and pictorials in the Philippines, in the upcoming months.
As for Daumier Corilla, he won the Best in National Costume award and is now ready to take on the showbiz world. In his prior interviews, the 21-year-old male model has already been taking acting and hosting lessons to help him in her search for stardom.
Manhunt International 2012 June Macasaet was one of the judges in the final.
The 20th Manhunt International was hosted in the Philippines with the help of Empire.ph and the following sponsors: Game, Gentrip Islanders, Canyon Cove de Boracay, World Balance, Loo Chang Huat, Fox, iSkin, Rudy Project, Canyon Cove, Canyon Woods, Mcdonald’s, Ticketnet Online, Seafood Island, New Frontier Theater, Event Estudio Salon, Mini M Suites, F1 Hotel, Vitamilk, Amy’s Catering, Summit, DTCAM, Brandventures, Inc.
The candidates were welcomed with photoshoots at the Mini M Suites Hotel in Makati, had sponsor visits at the Rudy Project in Bonifacio Global City, had their press presentation at the F1 Hotel and the Canyon Cove adventure in Batangas. After, they had a courtesy call with the City of Manila government and roamed around the streets of Binondo.
In their last two days in Manila, Philippines, they had a preliminary round where they had to present themselves in swimwear, national costume and formal wear. Then, the final night.
Rozko Dickinson, the founder of the Manhunt International Organization was very pleased with the warm welcome and hospitality of the Filipinos.