Miss Suprantional 2018: Miss Puerto Rico crowned as Miss Supranational 2018

This year’s international beauty pageant has come to an end. Miss Puerto Rico, Valeria Vazquez was crowned as the 10th Miss Supranational tonight. At the 10th anniversary of the extraordinary pageant, the night was filled with lots of excitement and music. 

The show commenced by the introduction of the former Supranational winners. As the hosts of the show questioned Miss Supranational 2017 on how she feels about passing the crown to her successor. Jenny answered, "It's bittersweet. Sweet because a new queen joins the supra family, bitter because I can't keep the crown forever. I'm mostly going to miss the people in my organisation and the people who worked throughout the year. I want to say have fun, always smile and enjoy the moment because it will never come back. "

The competition proceeded with the beauty queens presenting their amazing national costumes. The pageant for the very first time narrowed 9 beauty queens as winners of national costume. The winners were:  Miss Mexico, Miss Russia, Miss Korea, Miss Vietnam, Miss Guatemala, Miss Laos, Miss Indonesia, Miss Panama, and Miss Haiti.

Next in line, was the swimwear round where the girls were dressed up in beautiful midnight blue monokinis and wraparounds and they looked jaw-drop gorgeous in the swimsuit round as they walked the ramp with great poise.  Shortly after, the top 25 contestants were announced. The Top 25 included Miss Venezuela, Miss Belarus, Miss Russia, Miss Mauritius, Miss Netherlands, Miss Puerto Rico, Miss Equetorial Guniea, Miss Philippines, Miss Ukraine, Miss Slovakia, Miss India, Miss USA, Miss Australia, Miss Mexico, Miss Pakistan, Miss Romania, Miss Vietnam, Miss Malaysia, Miss Nigeria, Miss Denmark, Miss Indonesia, Miss Colombia, Miss Brazil, Miss Poland, and Miss Myanmar.

The show was further proceeded by the girls slaying in their cocktail dresses. The girls who made it to the Top 10 were: Miss United States, Miss Romania, Miss Puerto Rico, Miss Brazil, Miss Indonesia, Miss Poland, Miss  Mexico, Miss Vietnam, Miss Philippines, and Miss Venezuela. The competition went forward declaring; Miss Mexico, Miss United States, Miss Poland, Miss Indonesia, and Miss Puerto Rico in the Top 5.

And finally the selection was made up by the unique jury consisting of all previous Miss Supranational winners!

And here are the winners:

Miss Supranational 2018 - Valeria Vazquez Latorre of Puerto Rico

1st runner-up - Katrina Jayne Dimaranan of USA

2nd runner-up - Magdalena Bienkowska of Poland

3rd runner-up - Wilda Octaviana Situngkir of Indonesia

4th runner-up - Diana Romero of Mexico

(Author & Photographer: Charudatta Kale)