WATCH: Philippines John Raspado Wins Mr. Gay World 2017

John Raspado from the Philippines was crowned winner of Mr. Gay World 2017 contest held in Maspalomas, Spain on Wednesday, May 10.

Raspado, a 37-year-old professional online marketing businessman, also won several awards – Mr. Popularity, Mr. Social Media, Best in Interview, Best in Formal Wear and Best in Swimwear.

The Candido Arteaga of Spain was named 1st runner-up, Jamie Debliek of Belgium was the 2nd, 3rd runner-up Marco Tornese of Switzerland and 4th runner-up Alexander Steyn of South Africa.

Before joining the contest, Raspado was named the first winner of It’s Showtime’s “I Am Pogay” on ABS-CBN in 2014.