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The Mister World competition is a male beauty pageant sponsored by the Miss World Organization.[1] The competition is biennial and was founded in 1996.[2] The entrants compete in various activities including waterskiing, mountain biking, and marathon running. The current Mister World is Rohit Khandelwal of India who was crowned on 19 July 2016 in Southport.[3] He is the first ever Asian to be crowned Mister World in the 2016 contest. Traditionally, Mister World lives in London during his reign.[4]

Mister World
MottoWorld's most desirable Man
TypeBeauty pageant
  • United Kingdom
Julia Morley



Year Country Mister World National title Location Number of entrants
1996   Belgium Tom Nuyens Mister Belgium Turkey 51
1998   Venezuela Sandro Finoglio Mister Venezuela Grândola, Portugal 43
2000   Uruguay Ignacio Kliche Mister Uruguay Perthshire, Scotland 32
2003   Brazil Gustavo Gianetti Mister Brazil London, England 38
2007   Spain Juan García Postigo Mister Spain Sanya, China 56
2010   Ireland Kamal Ibrahim Mister Ireland Incheon, South Korea 74
2012   Colombia Francisco Escobar Mister Mundo Colombia Kent, England 48
2014   Denmark Nicklas Pedersen Mister Denmark Torbay, England 46
2016   India Rohit Khandelwal Mister India Southport, England 46
2019 TBA TBA TBA Manila, Philippines TBA

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  1. ^ "Irlandés es elegido nuevo Mister Mundo". El Nuevo Diario (in Spanish). 4 April 2010. Retrieved 27 June 2013.
  2. ^ "World's most desirable men to face off in S. China". People's Daily. 31 January 2007. Retrieved 27 June 2013.
  3. ^ "New Mr World crowned in Southport". Southport Reporter. 28 July 2016. Retrieved 28 July 2016.
  4. ^ "Rohit Khandelwal from India wins Mister World 2016".