Philippine representative Gazini Ganados was hailed on Thursday as Missosology’s top pick to win the Miss Universe 2019 crown.
The beauty queen took the first spot in the top 20 list released by the pageant website Missosology on Instagram.
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HOT PICKS ALERT! The Miss Universe fever continues to heat up, with a day to go before the much anticipated preliminary competition! Check out who made it in our Miss Universe 2019 Third Hot Picks! 1 PHILIPPINES (Gazini Ganados) 2 COLOMBIA (Gabriela Tafur Nader) 3 THAILAND (Paweensuda Drouin) 4 PUERTO RICO ((Madison Anderson) 5 FRANCE ( Maëva Coucke ) 6 INDONESIA (Frederika Cull) 7 ALBANIA (Cindy Marina) 8 KENYA (Stacy Michuki) 9 BRAZIL (Julia Horta) 10 ARGENTINA (Mariana Varela) 11 CHILE (Geraldine Gonzalez) 12 IRELAND (Fionnghuala O’Reilly) 13 PORTUGAL (Sylvie Silva) 14 MEXICO (Sofia Aragon) 15 INDIA (Vartika Singh) 16 SINGAPORE (Mohana Prabha) 17 USA (Cheslie Kryst) 18 PANAMA (Mehr Eliezer) 19 LAOS (Vichita Phonevilay) 20 BANGLADESH (Shirin Akter Shela) Graphics by @yuffiegfx #MissUniverse #MissUniverse2019 #MissosologyBig5 #PageantsThatMatter #RelevantPageants
Also included in the top 20 are Colombia, Thailand, Puerto Rico, France, Indonesia, Albania, Kenya, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Ireland, Portugal, Mexico, India, Singapore, U.S.A, Panama, Laos, and Bangladesh.
Meanwhile, Gazini shared a photo on Instagram Friday hours before the preliminary competition and national costume show, and wrote that she is grateful for the love and support she is receiving from the Filipino community.
“Less than 24 hours before the preliminary competition and national costume show and heart is already filled with love and gratitude! Thank you for all your love and support!” she wrote in the caption.
The preliminary competition will be hosted by the reigning Miss Universe Catriona Gray on Dec. 6 (US time).
Gray, who is also from the Philippines, will crown the next Miss Universe on Dec. 9 (Manila time) in Atlanta, Georgia.