Bulgaria’s Daniel Georgiev was named Man of the World 2019 at the finals night of the 3rd Annual Man of the World pageant held at the Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan City on Thursday. Georgiev, a model from Sofia, the largest and capital city of Bulgaria, known as the Land of Roses, was crowned by Man of the World 2018 Cao Xuân Tài of Vietnam.
Crowd favorite Georgiev, a graduate of the University of National and World Economy, works with the Independent Model Management, one of the most recognized and professional modelling agencies in Italy. Georgiev also bagged the Best in Swimwear special award.
Korea’s Jin Kyu Kim, a 26-year-old, personal trainer from Seoul, was named First Runner up and Best in Formal Wear, while Brazil’s Jean Fillippe, who won Best in Advocacy Presentation, was 2nd runner up.
Czech Republic’s Jakub Jurčák, from Prague and a graduate of the University of Karlova, was 3rd Runner up and won Best in Beach Wear, while country’s bet John Paul Ocat, a model from Cebu, finished as 4th Runner up. Man of the World India won as Mr. Photogenic while Man of the world Spain was Best in National Costume.
Man of the World pageant was presented by Prime Event Production Philippines, Inc. (PEPPS), headed by Carlo Morris Galang, and aims to promote education thru its "Masculinity With Responsibility" advocacy. (Report by Eton Concepcion / Photos by Lito Caleon)