Bea Rose Santiago as Miss International 2013
CONGRATULATIONS BEA ROSE!
MANILA, Philippines – Miss Philippines Bea Rose Santiago was crowned Miss International 2013 on Tuesday, December 17 at the Shinagawa Prince Hotel Hall in Tokyo.
This is the 5th Miss International title for the Philippines and the 3rd major crown by a Filipina this year, following wins by Megan Young at Miss World and Mutya Datul at Miss Supranational.
Minutes before her crowning, Santiago delivered her final statement using the opportunity to thank the world for standing with the Philippine during the onslaught of Typhoon Haiyan calling for unity among nations, "If I win the crown, I will help promote camaraderie among countries."
Miss Netherlands was crowned first runner and Miss New Zealand was second runner up. Other members of the Top 5 were Colombia and Hungary.
The Top 15 were Gibraltar, Brazil, Puerto Rico, Ecuador, Hungary, Netherlands, United States, Philippines, New Zealand, Lithuania, Iceland, Colombia, Russia, Thailand, and Spain.
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