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PH’s Eva Patalinjug exits early in Miss Grand International 2018

/ 09:12 AM October 26, 2018

Bb. Pilipinas Globe Michele Gumabao and Bb. Pilipinas Grand International Eva Patalinjug pose for photo after the send off ceremony. PHOTO by RYAN LEAGOGO/

Philippines’ Eva Psychee Patalinjug failed to join the Top 20 of the Miss Grand International 2018 pageant held in Myanmar on Thursday, October 25.


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PHILIPPINES, this is it!🇵🇭 I have done my best and will continue to do so until the end. I’ll leave the rest up to Him 🙏🏻 I’m very happy that I get to live one of my life’s greatest goal. Today, I am ready to accept my fate. Never ending appreciation for all the love and prayers. Laban mahal kong Pilipinas🇵🇭❤️ #missgrandinternational #missgrandinternational2018 #roadtomissgrandinternational2018 #top3beautypageantoftheworld #mgi4eva #bbpilipinas2018 #bbpilipinasqueens2018 #bbpilipinasgrandinternational2018 #Kfamilia


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The 23-year-old beauty queen, who showed courage and strength despite stumbling in the preliminaries, finished her journey early in the competition.

“Tonight, my heart is filled with joy knowing that my entire country stood up with me when I fell at the @missgrandinternational stage,” the registered nurse and aspiring lawyer wrote on Wednesday in an Instagram post.

“I hope that I have shown courage, strength and the essence of rising from every stumble in life,” she added.

Nonetheless, Patalinjug made it to sixth place in the competition’s Top 10 Miss Popular Vote.

Final Update for Voting!These are our current Top 10 contestants voted through Star Phone Application in particular…

Posted by Miss Grand International on Thursday, October 25, 2018

The pageant was ultimately won by Paraguay’s Clara Sosa, succeeding Peru’s Maria Jose Lora. The other winners are: Meenakshi Chaudhary, India (1st runner-up); Nadia Purwoko, Indonesia (2nd runner-up); Nadia Colon Rivera, Puerto Rico (3rd runner-up); and Haruka Oda, Japan (4th runner-up).

The Philippines has yet to snatch its first Miss Grand International victory. /kga

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