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Cebu bet wins second runner up in Ambassador of the World-PH competition

Aside from winning second runner up honors, Elcid Magne Camacho also won Best in Talent in the competition. | Photo courtesy of Jonas Yu

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Hari sa Sugbo 2017 Elcid Magne Camacho has finished second runner-up during the Ambassador of the World – Philippines 2019 held last June 22 in Makati City. 

In a message sent to CDN Digital, he is happy with his 2nd runner up win in the competition.

“I am thankful because I did not expect anything from the pageant since I am not physically and mentally prepared,” he said.

Camacho was sick a week before the competition and suffered weight loss. 

“It (Ambassador of the World-Philippines) was tiring but fun because I meet new friends,” Camacho said.

A native of Bohol, the 27-year-old model represented Cebu City where he competed with 19 other men across the country, who joined the competition.

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Aside from winning second runner-up, he also won Best in Talent where he performed the song, “Heaven,” a Bryan Adam original. 

Other winners in the competition are Hisam Hit (Ambassador of the World – Philippines 2019), Joco Iral San Juan (Mister Universal Ambassador Philippines 2019), Iñigo R. Acuña (Ambassador of Tourism 2019), and Judah Tiosejo (first runner-up). 

After Ambassador of the World – Philippines 2019,  Camacho plans to join Mr. World Philippines 2020. 

Ambassador of the World – Philippines 2019 is not Camacho’s first national competition. 

In 2018, he wore the sash for Cebu City during the Misters of Filipinas.

Read more: Model from Talisay wins Misters of Filipinas 2018-Man of the World

Meanwhile, April Joana Zapanta, Cebu City’s bet for Ambassadress of the World – Philippines 2019 finished in the top twelve.

Read more: Zapanta to represent Cebu City in Ambassadress of the World-Philippines pageant

Winners for the female category are Christine Juliane Opiaza (Ambassadress of the World – Philippines 2019), Gezza Ilagan Avila (Miss Universal Ambassador Philippines 2019), Gabrielle Basiano (Ambassadress of Tourism 2019), Micah Songco (first runner-up), and Jasmine Omay (second runner-up). /dbs

TAGS: Acuña, ambassador, Camacho, Elcid, Hari sa Sugbo, Hisam Hit, Magne, San Juan, Tiosejo
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