Mr Gay World 2012

Mr Gay World 2012, the 4th Mr Gay World pageant, was held at The Lyric Theatre, in Gold Reef City, Johannesburg, South Africa on April 8, 2012. François Nel of South Africa crowned his successor, Andreas Derleth of New Zealand. 25 countries and territories competed for the title.[1]

Mr Gay World 2012
DateApril 8, 2012
PresentersSoli Philander & Cathy Specific
VenueThe Lyric Theatre, Gold Reef City, Johannesburg, South Africa
BroadcasterWorld Wide Mr Gay Official Site
Entrants25
Placements5
WinnerAndreas Derleth
 New Zealand
CongenialityThom Goderie
 Netherlands
Best National CostumeCarlito Floro Rosadino Jr.
 Philippines
PhotogenicGonzalo Enrique Bagaloni
 Argentina
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ResultsEdit

Final results Contestant
Mister Gay World 2012
1st Runner-Up
2nd Runner-Up
  •   France – Remy Frejaville
3rd Runner-Up
4th Runner-Up

Special awardsEdit

Award Contestant
Mr. Gay Congeniality
Mr. Gay Formal Wear
Mr. Gay Photogenic
Best National Costume
Mr. People's Choice
Mr. Gay Outreach
Mr. Sports Challenge
Best Interview Challenge
Mr. Gay Swimwear
Top Score in the MGW Written Exam

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JudgesEdit

  • Briand Bedford - Editor in Chief -Spartacus International Gay Guide (Germany);
  • Eric Butter - President of Mr. Gay World Ltd.(Australia & Republic of El Salvador);
  • Andrew Craig - Founding Editor DNA Magazine. (Australia);
  • Frank Malaba - Actor/Human Rights Activist/Playwright Poet/Radio Producer/Host. (Zimbabwe);
  • Dr. Pubern Padayachee - Indian medical doctor/TV presenter/part-time Bollywood actor. (India & South Africa);
  • Remco Teppema - Co-founder/co-publisher of the gay publications Winq and Mate Magazine. (The Netherlands);
  • Mr. Terry Tucker - Geoscientist/senior executive. (Canada).

ContestantsEdit

Country Contestant Age Height
  Argentina Gonzalo Bagaloni 22 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
  Australia Benjamin Michael 29 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
  Brazil Heverton Martins 24 1.76 m (5 ft 9+12 in)
  Bulgaria Chavdar Arsov 25 1.76 m (5 ft 9+12 in)
  Canada Thomas Egli 32 1.76 m (5 ft 9+12 in)
  Chile Christopher Romo Terraza 25 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
  Czech Republic Tomas Fryda 23 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
  Ethiopia Robel Hailu 25 1.71 m (5 ft 7+12 in)
  Finland Jussi Laitinen 26 1.69 m (5 ft 6+12 in)
  France Remy Frejaville 30 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
  Germany Chris J. Janik 35 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
  Hong Kong Jimmy Wong 26 1.81 m (5 ft 11+12 in)
  Ireland Steven Baitson 21 1.81 m (5 ft 11+12 in)
  Mexico Miguel Angel Espinosa 24 1.72 m (5 ft 7+12 in)
  Namibia Wendelinus Hamutenya 24 1.71 m (5 ft 7+12 in)
  Netherlands Thom Goderie 21 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
  New Zealand Andreas Derleth 32 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
  Norway Stephen Grindhaug 21
  Philippines Carlito Floro Rosadino, Jr 27 1.72 m (5 ft 7+12 in)
  South Africa Lance Weyer 24 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
  Spain Angel Cervera 24 1.81 m (5 ft 11+12 in)
   Switzerland Stephan Bitterlin 42 1.76 m (5 ft 9+12 in)
  United Kingdom Samuel Mark Kneen 23 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
  USA Kevin Scott Power 22 1.79 m (5 ft 10+12 in)
  Venezuela Jhon Williams Gonzalez 24 1.82 m (5 ft 11+12 in)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Mr, Gay World. "Mr. Gay World website". Mr. Gay World. Retrieved 13 November 2012.
  2. ^ "Home". mrgayworld.org.
  3. ^ "Home". mrgsa.co.za.