The 24 year old man named Nyima becomes the first to win the Mr. Tibet title in its maiden contest held at Dharamshala, North India. Nyima a 24 year old youth from Bangalore, South India has won the title after the a competition between the five contestants in this maiden event kicked of on last Thursday.
“The first ever manhunt contest, ‘Mr. Tibet 2017,’ kicked off on Thursday with the ‘swim trunk round’ at Highland Village Resort at Norbulingka in the morning, followed by ‘fashion and glamour round’ in the evening at Tibetan institute of Performing Art (TIPA).” covered Phayul on Friday when the event started off on Thursday.
The five contestants are Nyima from Bengaluru, Karma Thutop from Bir, Tenzin Londen from Hunsur Rabgyaling Tibetan settlement, Tsering Choephel from Bengaluru and Lobsang Choephel from Dharamshala competed for a grand prize of ₹1,10,000. In the grand finale event at TIPA on today, Nyima was declared the winner of the Mr. Tibet 2017 winning the handsome cash prize of 1.1 lakh rupees.
Tsering Choephel also from Bangalore was declared as the first runner-up with a cash prize of ₹70,000 and Lobsang Choephel, the local boy from Dharamshala was declared as the second runner-up receiving the cash prize of ₹40,000.
“The motivation for launching Mr. Tibet platform is to strengthen the visibility ofTibetan identity and to enable the youth to participate in bigger and unconventional platforms. We hope the event will inspire Tibetans to focus on fitness and combat the multiple health problems inflicting our youth and community in general. Mr. Tibet platform creates the much needed space for Tibetan men to follow his heart and tread the unpaved road.” said the official website of the host, Yak Events described their purpose of the competition.
The whole contest was judged by Pavan Shetty, Mr. World 2015 and Tenzin Zamyang, Mr. East India.