Nicole Cordoves, the Philippines’ bet to this year’s Ms. Grand International beauty pageant, was named first runner up in the grand coronation night held in Las Vegas, Nevada Tuesday night (Wednesday afternoon in Manila).
Miss Indonesia, besting 74 other candidates, went home with the crown.
Here are the other winners:
4th runner up – USA
3rd runner up – Puerto Rico
2nd runner up – Thailand
Cordoves, a former Miss Chinatown titleholder, is an Inquirer Lifestyle in-house model.