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Brazil's 'Mr. Elderly' Annual Contest Chooses Most Handsome Grandfather (VIDEO)

08/12/2011 02:31 pm ET | Updated Oct 12, 2011

"They want to see people who are dynamic...who are good speakers who also have good looks and a young soul...how is able to somehow pass this energy to the public."

That's how the winner of Brazil's "Mr. Elderly" contest describes the geriatric beauty contest's criteria. You can't fault 60-year-old electrician Sergio Cardoso too much for sounding immodest: he was selected out of 65 other respectable elderly men, and reportedly drew gasps from a crowd of nearly 300 women as he stepped forward to take the coveted title.

As the BBC is reporting, the annual pageant is hosted by Sao Paulo-based clinic with the intention of promoting healthy aging among men and women over 60.

Watch BBC's report on "Brazil's most handsome granddad" below:

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