Czech Republic wins Mister Global 2016

Tomas Martinka of Czech Republic was named Mister Global 2016 during the finals held May 6 at Chiangmai Hall in Chiang Mai, Thailand, as correctly predicted by Misssology.

The 26-year-old lifeguard bested 29 other candidates to succeed the outgoing titleholder Son Van Nguyen. Asked during the final question what he would do to save the environment in case he wins, Martinka said he will stop using his car and take the bicycle instead.

The Top 5

Host delegate and another top favorite Thawatchai Jaikharn finished first runner-up. He won the People’s Choice award (voted by the audience of the preliminary show held May 5), giving him an automatic spot in the Top 16.

Second runner-up was Spain’s Chema Malavia, who also received the Mister Photogenic special award. Brazil’s Giba Pignatti placed third runner-up, while Singapore’s Noel Ng was fourth runner-up. Ng also won the Most Charming Smile award.

Missosology predicted the placements of the Top 5 correctly.

The Top 10 finalists included Philippines, Nepal, Myanmar, Korea and Malaysia. The rest of the Top 16 were USA, Guam, India, Japan, Peru, and Puerto Rico.

Philippines’ Mark Louie Bornilla won the Missosology People’s Choice Award, after receiving more than 200,000 votes in the poll hosted on Missosology’s forum. He also got the Mister Global 2016 Mister Internet Popularity title (voted on Facebook), earning him a spot in the Top 16.

The winners of other special awards were: Sri Lanka (Best in National Costume), Turkey (Best Physique), India (Best Model), Guam (Mister Congeniality) and Malaysia (Best in Talent). Text and photos by Drew Francisco/Missosology.Org


Former PBB housemate wins Mister Philippines 2016

Hermes Bautista of San Fernando, Pampanga was declared the overall winner of Mister Philippines 2016 at the finals night held April 14 at the Tanghalang Pasigueno in Pasig City.

The 30-year-old former Pinoy Big Brother housemate won the Mister Universe Philippines title and will represent the country at the Men Universe Model 2016 pageant to be held later this year in the Dominican Republic. He also won the Best in Swimwear and Best in Formal Wear awards.


Bulacan’s Mark Louie Bornilla was named Mister Global Philippines 2016. This 24-year-old student from Bulacan State University will be the first to compete among the winners as he will compete in Mister Global 2016 pageant to be held on May 6 in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Nico Angelo Dela Paz of Marikina won the Mister Tourism Philippines 2016 title, while Ralph Otivar of Letye and Isaiah Thomas Anselmo of Calapan City finished first and second runners-up.

Joaquin Rudolfo Rosallosa Dresele and Hikari Sanshiro Arai were named Mister Global Teen Philippines and Mister Star Teen Philippines, respectively.

The rest of the 15 semifinalists were: Niel Oswald Ambrosia (Cauayan City), Jan Kristenze Quiambao (Baguio City), Julio Paolo Evina (Palawan), Julian Mari Lee (Urdaneta), Jeffrey Camus (Laguna), Ezra Usita (Nueva Ecija), Cristel John Rada (Dasmarinas) and Kyzer Brook Gewan (Cordillera).

Other winners of special awards were Evina (Mister Photogenic) and Rada (Mr Philippines Charity).