Melbourne, Nov 13 : In one of the most bizarre competitions, a Brazilian woman and a French man have walked away with the title of having the "Most Beautiful Bottoms".
In the competition held in Paris, Melanie Nunes Fronckowiak from Brazil and Saiba Bombote from France emerged victorious over 26 countries.
Both of them won a modelling contract and 15,000 euros in prize money.
The panel of the judges included including supermodel and actress Adriana Karembeu and Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoli, reports News.com.au.
They were joined by Stan Murmur, Bum Painting Artist; Lomig Guillo, Editor in Chief of FHM France; Michelle Rice, Global Segment Leader Intimate Apparel and Swimwear; Thomas Herreiner, Global Head of Brand Management, as well as both winners of the 2007 title, Kristina Dimitrova and Andrei Andrei.
The candidates entered the competition by submitting their photos to www.sloggi.com, where 11,200 entries were received.