Binibining Pilipinas International Ahtisa Manalo only landed in second place in this year’s Miss International held on Friday at Tokyo Dome City Hall in Japan.
Venezuela’s Mariem Velazco conquered her fellow candidates in the 2018 pageant.
South Africa bagged second runner-up, Romania placed at third runner-up while Columbia was fourth runner-up.
Earlier, the 21-year-old beauty queen hoped to gain the country’s seventh Miss International title.
Before leaving the country for the competition, she said: “I’m not gonna go to Japan just to be the second best.”