John Raspado won Mr Gay World Philippines 2016 at the UP Theater on Sunday, October 2.
The 35-year-old entrepreneur from Baguio City won the lion’s share of special awards, including Mr Popularity, Best in Natonal Costume and Best in Talent.
He was the grand winner of the It’s Showtime’s “I am Pogay” competition in 2014. He will now represent the country in Mr Gay World 2017 competition.
John Bench Ortiz of Pangasinan and Christian Khalil Gorospe Vera Cruz of Zamboanga del Sur finished first and second runners-up, respectively.
Raspado received the sash from Christian Lacsamana, Mr Gay World Philippines 2016 and 2nd runner up in Mr Gay World competition held earlier this year in Malta. Text & photos by Drew Francisco/Missosology.Org & Pageant Focus