47 contestants from all over the world participated in the competition. Rohit Khandelwal received an impressive purse of USD 50,000.

Rohit said, “I still can’t believe that I have won the Mr World title. Being the first Indian ever to win this title internationally makes me immensely proud and ecstatic.”

Rohit hails from a working class family of Hyderabad. Other than the Mr. World 2016 pageant, Rohit also participated in various sub-titles like Mr. World Talent, Mr. World Multimedia Award, Mr. World Sports Event, and Mobstar People’s Choice Awards.

First runner up of Mr. World 2016 is Mr. Puerto Rico and second runner up is Mr. Mexico.

Mr. Scotland won the Extreme Challenge, Mr. England is the winner of Sports Challenge, Mr. China won Style and Fashion, and Mr. Poland won the Talent Challenge.

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