For the first time in the history of Mr World championship, an Indian has won the title. During a grand ceremony on Tuesday at Southport Theatre, Southport, Rohit Khandelwal, the India body building guy, who had earlier won the prestigious Provogue Personal Care Mr India World 2015 went on to win this prestigious title.
Rohit, India Body Building boy,who was dressed in a tuxedo designed by Nivedita Saboo was crowned Mr World, whereas at the 1st runner up position was Mr Puerto Rico and 2nd runner-up, Mr Mexico.
According to a report, there were around 47 participants across the world who were running for this coveted title.
As per reports, Rohit had undergone rigorous physical training to gain optimum levels of fitness without turning bulky. Along with the physical training sessions, he also had to go through various grooming sessions. He was also given special Football and Circuit training to increase his endurance and perform the various physical challenges at the pageant.
Rohit has received a cash prize of $50,000 along with the coveted title.
After passing every challenge that was a part of this pageant, Khandelwal emerged a clear winner. Apart from the judgement panel, voting via mobile phones was also enabled and this allowed the general public to be a part of the proceedings.
Reacting to the major win, Rohit said, “I still can’t believe that I have won the Mr World title. Being the first Indian ever to win this title makes me immensely proud and ecstatic.”
Credit : indiatimes.com