The official seal of Ancona 
The new Mister Italia 2012 is Gianluca Tamberi, 22 and 1m89. He is an athlete - the 2010 Italian national champion in the javelin throw. He hails from Offagna, in Ancona province, situated on the Adriatic coast. He won the coveted title this weekend, beating off 29 other men. Winning other titles were Edigio Nicastro, 22,  Il Modello D’italia 2012; Luca Zaccarini, 27, L’uomo Ideale D’italia 2012; Marco Boscolo, 28,  Il Volto + Bello D’italia 2012; Andrea Gobbato, 25, Un Bello Per Il Cinema 2012; Sante Di Mauro, 27, Mister Talento 2012; and Matteo Di Battista, 28, Mister Italia Benessere e Salute 2012.

Miss Grand Prix 2012 was held jointly with Mister Italia 2012. Denise di Matteo, 25, from Pescara, emerged as the winner. Other titles awarded: Miss Grand Prix Moto 2012 Lidiya Kekova; Miss Grand Prix Auto 2012 Soufia Elyacoubi; Miss Grand Prix Calcio 2012 Claudia Gilardi; Miss Grand Prix Golf 2012 Maria Giulia Marchioni; Miss Grand Prix Fitness 2012 Giorgia Formisano; and Miss Grand Prix Benessere e Salute 2012 Sara Cavagnari.