Top Model (Scandinavia cycle 3)

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Top Model (Scandinavia cycle 3)
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The cast of cycle 3 of Top Model
Country of origin Scandinavia (Denmark, Norway, Sweden)
No. of episodes 12
Release
Original network TV3
Original release February 2006 – May 2006
Cycle chronology
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Series summary

Top Model, cycle 3 (or Top Model: Milano) was the third and final cycle of Top Model. The winner of the competition was 18-year-old Freja Kjellberg Borchies from Vaxholm. The runners-up were Anna Brændstrup from Aarhus and Therese Haugsnes from Flateby.[1][2] Following the conclusion of the cycle, the three coutries parted ways and went on to produce their own individual adaptations of Top Model.

Denmark's pre-selection[edit]

Denmark's contestants

Denmark's competition was hosted by Anne Pedersen, who was also the head judge until the three countries merged and Cynthia Garrett took over. The first episode was aired in Denmark on 14 February 2006, with the finale being aired on 2 May.[3] The first episode saw nine contestants selected for the competition. Among the competitors was Swedish beauty queen Cecilia Kristensen, Line Vanggaard Nielsen, who entered the competition in the third episode, and Christina Mortensen, who became a locally popular photographer after the show. The final three girls chosen to compete in the final competition with Norway and Sweden were Anna Brændstrup, Camilla Schønberg and Sara Olsen.[4] Olsen, who is now an animation director for various independent films and projects, was the first girl to be eliminated from the competition after the countries merged, along with Cathrine Wenger from Norway.[5] Schønberg had a minor local modeling career in Denmark. The last contestant standing was Brændstrup, who was runner-up overall.[1][2] Brændstrup later had great success after the show, including spreads in high-profile magazines across Europe and walking for big name brands and labels.

Contestants[edit]

(ages stated are at start of contest)[6]

Final 10[edit]

Contestant Age Hometown Outcome
Mira Pelle 23 Svendborg Eliminated in Episode 2
Cecilia Kristensen 20 Arvika, Sweden Eliminated in Episode 3
Stine Palle 20 Næstved Eliminated in Episode 4
Nana Bach Nielsen 19 Nørrebro
Line Vanggaard Nielsen 21 Copenhagen Entered in Episode 3
Eliminated in Episode 5
Christina Mortensen 19 Aalborg Eliminated in Episode 6
Signe Nørgaard 20 Aarhus Eliminated in Episode 7

Final 3[edit]

Contestant Age Hometown Outcome
Sara Olsen 18 Nørrebro Eliminated in Episode 8
Camilla Schønberg 19 Roskilde Eliminated in Episode 10
Anna Brændstrup 18 Aarhus Runner-up

Judges[edit]

  • Anne Pedersen (host)
  • Hervé Bernard (photographer)
  • Mariana Verkerk (guest judge)

Norway's pre-selection[edit]

Norway's competition was hosted by Kathrine Sørland, who was also the head judge until the three countries merged and Cynthia Garrett took over. The first episode was aired in Norway on 27 February 2006, with the finale being aired on 15 May. The first episode saw nine contestants selected for the competition. The final three girls chosen to compete in the final competition with Denmark and Sweden were Cathrine Wenger, Mira Aanes Wolden and Therese Haugsnes.[4] Wenger was the first girl to be eliminated from the competition after the countries merged, along with Sara Olsen from Denmark.[5] The last contestant standing was Haugsnes, who was runner-up overall.[1][2] After the show, Haugsnes became a mother and minorly popular fashion blogger.

Contestants[edit]

(ages stated are at start of contest)[7]

Final 9[edit]

Contestant Age Hometown Outcome
Ingrid Janne Sæberg 21 Bergen Eliminated in Episode 2
Rikke Kalsveen 18 Sofiemyr Eliminated in Episode 3
Helene Sletten Vangen 22 Løten Eliminated in Episode 4
Ellen Brenger 23 Oslo Quit in Episode 5
Kira Hellsten 19 Fredrikstad Eliminated in Episode 5
Camilla Abry 23 Hosle Eliminated in Episode 7

Final 3[edit]

Contestant Age Hometown Outcome
Cathrine Wenger 19 Asker Eliminated in Episode 8
Mira Aanes Wolden 18 Nærsnes Eliminated in Episode 10
Therese Haugsnes 21 Flateby Runner-up

Sweden's pre-selection[edit]

Sweden's contestants

Sweden's competition was hosted by Malin Persson, who was also the head judge until the three countries merged and Cynthia Garrett took over. The first episode was aired in Sweden on 8 March 2006, with the finale being aired on 24 May. The two-hour premiere saw ten contestants selected for the competition. Among the contestants were Ebba Söderström, who gained success across Europe, after being signed to agencies in Paris and Milan, such as Elite Model Management, and Sandra Nilsson, who became a popular Playboy Playmate after her time on the show, as well as being the girlfriend of Roberto Cavalli. The final three girls chosen to compete in the final competition with Denmark and Norway were Florina Weisz, Freja Kjellberg Borchies and Sabina Karlsson.[4][8] Karlsson became a plus-sized model in the middle of her career, and walked for various fashion brands and modelled for European campaigns.[9][10] The last contestant standing was Kjellberg Borchies, who went on to win the competition. Kjellberg Borchies had a successful career in modeling, signing to European agencies and modeled for multiple ads and magazines.

Contestants[edit]

(ages stated are at start of contest)[11]

Final 10[edit]

Contestant Age Hometown Outcome
Sandra Nilsson 20 Malmö Eliminated outside of judging panel in Episode 2
Joanna Häggblom 19 Gothenburg Eliminated in Episode 2
Ebba Söderström 17 Stockholm Eliminated in Episode 3
Emma Johansson 20 Stockholm Eliminated in Episode 4
Julia Agapova 19 Farsta Eliminated in Episode 5
Sofia Eriksson 19 Smedjebacken Eliminated in Episode 6
Kristina Svensson 19 Huskvarna Eliminated in Episode 7

Final 3[edit]

Contestant Age Hometown Outcome
Florina Weisz 20 Halmstad Eliminated in Episode 9
Sabina Karlsson 17 Växjö Eliminated in Episode 10
Freja Kjellberg Borchies 18 Vaxholm Winner

Photo shoot guide[edit]

  • Photo shoot 1: Fruit swimsuits
  • Photo shoot 2: Young mothers
  • Photo shoot 3: Romantic sensuality
  • Photo shoot 4: Busy streets couture
  • Photo shoot 5: Underwater nymphs
  • Photo shoot 6: Gladiatoresses
  • Photo shoot 7: Bikinis on the Italian Alps
  • Photo shoot 8: Golden 20s Vamp
  • Photo shoot 9: Beauty shoot with popsicles
  • Photo shoot 10: Diva with man and paparazzi

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