JOHANNESBURG - Hannes Van Der Walt has been crowned the new Mr South Africa.
Van Der Walt hopes to be a role model for his community.
The Kempton Park resident bagged the title during a virtual ceremony, held on Saturday.
He said he was inspired to take part in the competition to inspire others.
"The Mr South Africa brand is one I admired and Henrich Gabler's year of reigning inspired me to go out and inspire others as well," Van Der Walt said.
Due to COVID-19, the event was live-streamed online to a global audience.
The event was judge by Aretha Bauwens, Saskia Riley and Storm Johnson.
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