kevin-balot.jpg “Someday, I want to go to Europe and to represent my country, the Philippines. I'm so proud to present the beauty of the gays back to our country, the Philippines,” Balot said in an interview.

Aside from the crown, the 21-year old Pinoy also won $10,000 and other prizes.

Four other Filipinos joined the contest, and three reached the top 10.

Kevin Balot hopes his title will finally make his father accept him.

Credit: GMA news and ABS CBN