Viet Nam News
HCM CITY — Young women and men from across the country are encouraged to take part in the second Việt Nam Fitness Model 2017, a national event featuring fitness enthusiasts.
The contest is organised by Blue Sky Việt Nam and Ngôi Sao Mới, two of the region’s leading agencies in entertainment and fashion modelling.
The contest is open to single people aged 18 to 30 who are at least 1.70m tall (for men) and 1.60m (for women).
The jury includes Miss Việt Nam Ocean 2014 Đặng Thu Thảo and experts from the Việt Nam Federation of Weightlifting and HCM City Weightlifting & Bodybuilding Federation.
Thirty-six candidates will be selected for the final round in September in HCM City.
At the semifinals to be held in early July in Hà Nội, Đà Nẵng, Cần Thơ and HCM City, the contestants will compete in the categories of fitness performance, sports talent, swimsuits and question-and-answer sessions.
They will also take part in social and charity activities to encourage the public, particularly youth, to maintain good health by doing sports.
The winners of Việt Nam Fitness Model 2016, Tôn Tuyền and Mạnh Kiên, will lead contestants during the contest’s selective and semifinal rounds.
Kiên has returned home after winning a golden medal for Mr Physique and a bronze medal for Men Sport Model under age 24 at the Nabba WFF in Singapore in May.
Tuyền has been invited to join the Miss Asia in India in August.
This year’s event has total prize of VNĐ590 million (over US$26,000), of which the two first prize winners will take home a VNĐ100 million prize ($4,500) each.
Selective rounds will begin on July 1 in Hà Nội and HCM City.
More information can be found on the website www.vietnamfitnessmodel.net. — VNS