Tarlee Carlyle, Whitney Freyling, Brianna Abdoo and Courtney Louise Gibbons during Procon Leisure's Maxim Australian Swimwear Model of the Year competition local final, hosted by Aurora Model Management, at the Tannum Sands Hotel Motel.
Tarlee Carlyle, Whitney Freyling, Brianna Abdoo and Courtney Louise Gibbons during Procon Leisure's Maxim Australian Swimwear Model of the Year competition local final, hosted by Aurora Model Management, at the Tannum Sands Hotel Motel. Luka Kauzlaric

Tannum win secures Brianna a spot in Maxim national final

BRIANNA Abdoo is set to experience an all-expenses paid week on the Gold Coast in May to compete in Procon Leisure's Maxim Australian Swimsuit Model Competition national final, after taking out the local final at Tannum Sands Hotel Motel.

The 21-year-old Calliope resident said the win was unexpected, given the gorgeous line-up of ladies in the final on Saturday night.

<<< Brianna hot pick for finals of Maxim modelling competition >>>

Ms Abdoo was one of eight local finalists in the competition, which is hosted by Aurora Model Management.

Aurora Model Management's Queensland director Katie Stevens said judges were looking for a winner who possesses the beauty, poise and personality necessary to become a successful model.

The women were judged in two categories - after five fashion wear (counts for a third of overall score) and swimwear (counts for two-thirds of overall score).

The winner of the national final will have a feature in Maxim magazine and be the next cover girl of the Maxim Australian Swimwear Model of the Year calendar.

Local finalists

  • Rachel Kirk
  • Courtney Gibbons
  • Krystal Brezigar
  • Whitney-Rae Freyling
  • Brianna Abdoo
  • Jemma Ricks
  • Tarly Carly
  • Kershur Mills



Eatery staff members inspired to run relay for cancer

premium_icon Eatery staff members inspired to run relay for cancer

'They were excited to get into the event'

BRIGGSY'S BIRDS: A striking little bird

premium_icon BRIGGSY'S BIRDS: A striking little bird

''It has a black cap on the head with a white stripe'

Local Subway franchise closes down

premium_icon Local Subway franchise closes down

The outlet closed to customers late last week