After going through hundreds of aspiring candidates from across the Philippines,
Century Tuna Superbods 2022 officially kicked off the country’s most awaited and most
prestigious health and fitness competition, during the exciting VIP Night highlighted by
the presentation of 32 finalists and graced by no less than Superbods celebrity
ambassadors Bea Alonzo and Alden Richards.
Held at Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila, the official venue partner for this year’s
competition, the event provided the opportunity for Bea and Alden to share their
inspiring stories related to this year’s Century Tuna Superbods “Stay strong to Love
strong” campaign message.
“I’ve heard the stories of this year’s Superbods finalists and they are truly amazing!”
enthuses Bea. “They’re proof that we can achieve a lot of things and overcome so many
obstacles for the people we love. I salute this year’s finalists and wish them the best of
luck in their Superbods journey.”
Just like Bea, Alden also shares his excitement for this year’s competition. “Beyond the
buff body and firm and flat abs, it’s truly awesome what we can achieve when we are
physically and mentally strong. As we kick off this year’s Superbods competition, let the
journey of our finalists be an inspiration to be strong for the people we love and value,
especially at this time when we are all trying to move forward from the pandemic.”
Hosted by Sam YG and Gelli Victor, the event was attended by select media and
partners of Century Tuna who were treated to a special Century Tuna menu prepared
by an internationally acclaimed and first-ever Filipina executive chef in a five-star
international branded hotel in the Philippines Chef Bettina Margaret Arguelles.
The partnership between Sofitel Philippine Plaza and Century Tuna is part of Sofitel’s
holistic approach to promoting a healthy and balanced lifestyle by providing its guests
with an oasis that is within the Metro.
From the sumptuous menu, guests were awed as the finalists took to the stage to show
off their fit and healthy bodies.
In the female category, the 16 finalists are Andrea Abalos, Christelle Abello, Michelle
Arceo, Xandria Bautista, Sherlyn Doloriel, Lovely Elazegui, Querubin Gonzales, Pearl
Gonzalez, Julia Mendoza, Nadia Mostoles, Chrystalle Omaga, Kerri Reilly, Selena
Reyes, Mia Salisbury, Vienne Shirin, and Kim Velasco.
The 16 male finalists are George Baker, Herson Barias, Kirk Bondad, James Borja,
Wani Manotoc, Rj Lund, Paul Pedley, JC Perez, Gee Plamenco Jr., Patrick Ramirez,
Lourd Ramos, Anjo Resurreccion, Julian Roxas, Jaime Santamaria, Daryl Soriano, and
It was also the opportunity for members of the media to have a personal encounter with
the finalists through one-on-one interviews, where they shared their personal stories on
the competition theme “Stay strong to Love strong” which aims to uplift and encourage
everyone to stay strong despite the challenges and to become better versions of
“As we are all recovering from the pandemic, we need inspiring stories that give us
strength to move forward,” said Century Pacific Food Inc. (CPFI) VP and GM for Tuna
Division Carlo Endaya. “We want this year’s Superbods competition to inspire and
encourage everyone to pursue their health and fitness goals not just for themselves but
for the people they love.”
From the press presentation, the finalists will undergo a series of digital challenges that
will be posted on the Century Tuna Superbods official Facebook page and can be
searched using the official #CenturyTunaSuperbods2022.
These challenges will lead up to the finals night happening on July 13, 2022 where two
grand winners will receive PHP500,000 each while the two runners-up will receive
₱200,000.00 each, tax-free. All four winners will also get a year’s worth of Century Tuna
products and other exciting prizes.
Visit Century Tuna’s Facebook page, @centurytuna, or Instagram
@centurytunasuperbods to follow the Superbod’s journey. Catch the latest Century
Tuna TVC starring Bea Alonzo and Alden Richards from this year