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PH beauty wins Miss International 2016

Kylie Verzosa is sixth Filipina to claim the title



Miss Philippines Kylie Verzosa was crowned Miss International 2016 at the Tokyo Dome City Hall in Tokyo, Japan on Thursday, October 27.

Verzosa is the sixth Filipina to win the Miss International crown.


Miss International 2016 Kylie Verzosa
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She bested 70 other beauties from other countries in this year’s pageant.

The 2015 winner, Venezuela’s Edymar Martínez, passed the crown to the Filipina beauty queen.

The other winners were:

  • 1st runner-up: Alexandra Britton (Miss Australia)
  • 2nd runner-up: Felicia Hwang (Miss Indonesia)
  • 3rd runner-up: Brianny Chamorro (Miss Nicaragua)
  • 4th runner-up: Kaityrana Leinbach (Miss USA)

In her speech after winning the pageant, Verzosa said as the reigning Miss International, she will devote herself to “cultural understanding and international understanding.”

The five previous Miss International winners from the Philippines were: Bea Santiago in 2013, Precious Lara Quigaman in 2005, Mimilanie Marquez in 1979, Aurora Pijuan in 1970 and Gemma Cruz-Araneta in 1964. (With reports from Sandra O. Agno)


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  • anton barrera


  • Jomaking

    Congratulations! well done…

  • I dont care

    What? No Chinese won any beauty contest? Their women might be Mongoloid–look alike, so none won so far.

    • wildspecie

      Miss World 2012 was a Chinese succeeded by Miss Philippines remember?

      • I dont care

        Just one from 1.6 billion Chinese?

        • wildspecie

          my point is there was a Chinese beauty that have a pageant.

  • wildspecie

    Mimilanie Marquez?

  • Paul Parenas

    Now, what’s next? Will she become a Philippine movie star, marry a rich old man, or simply fades away?