sloggi has found the World's Most Beautiful Bottom!

Melanie Nunes Fronckowiak, 20, Brazil has the "Most Beautiful Female Bottom in the World" and Saiba Bombote, 27, France has the "Most Beautiful Male Bottom in the World"

Paris, France

Picture is available via EPA (European Pressphoto Agency) and can be downloaded free of charge at: http://www.presseportal.de/pm/56445/

On November 12, 2008, sloggi, one of the world's leading underwear brands, hosted the finale of its second global model contest "Show me your sloggi" in Paris/ France, co-sponsored by the Lycra brand, to find the world's most beautiful bottom. A VIP jury chose two winners among 45 finalists from 26 countries. sloggi awarded Melanie Nunes Fronckowiak, 20, Brazil, and Saiba Bombote, 27, France the title "Most Beautiful Bottom in the World", a modelling contract for the next international sloggi campaign, €15,000 prize money, plus some exclusive insurance for their precious derrières.

Before the final choice was announced the contestants had to convince the jury of their modelling qualities with an extraordinary choreography in the "Club Quartier Latin".

Members of the sloggi jury:

· Adriana Karembeu, supermodel and actress

· Paolo Nespoli, ESA Astronaut

· Stan Murmur, Conceptual Artist

· Lomig Guillo, Editor-in-Chief FHM France

· Michelle Rice, Global Segment Leader Intimate Apparel and Swimwear (INVISTA)

· "Mr sloggi" Thomas Herreiner, Global Head of Brand Management (sloggi)

· Kristina Dimitrova und Andrei Andrei, Winners of "Show Me Your sloggi" 2007

The finale was preceded by an international competition on the Internet at www.sloggi.com whereby candidates could submit their photos. More than 11,200 photos were presented, and more than 31.8 million voted in the search of the world's most beautiful bottom.

From Portugal to The Baltic States, from UK to Sicily, from Australia to Brazil, and Japan to South Africa - candidates from all around the world participated in this unique internet beauty contest

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Jens Hohenberger

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