23 year-old Ayu Gani from Yogyakarta, Indonesia, has won the third cycle of Asia’s Next Top Model, the Asia-Pacific edition of the hit reality show for aspiring models created by Tyra Banks. As Asia’s Next Top Model, she won a modeling contract with Storm Model Management in London.
Monika Sta. Maria, a Filipino-Malaysian, finished second while Singapore’s Aimee Cheng-Bradshaw emerged third.
The panel of judges for the finale included the show’s host, Filipina model and TV personality Georgina Wilson, fashion designer Alex Perry, Kenneth Goh and senior talent scout of Storm Model Managament, Nathan Toth.
The cycle featured 14 contestants, three each from Indonesia and Philippines, two from Hong Kong and Malaysia, and one each from Japan, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.
This is the YouTube video of the finale aired yesterday. Enjoy!