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LOOK: Catriona Gray’s first official photos as new Miss Universe

By: - Reporter
/ 03:41 PM December 17, 2018

MANILA, Philippines — The Miss Universe organization introduced on Monday to the public its new queen Catriona Gray as it released her first two official photos.

“Introducing your newly crowned Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray,” the organization said in a Facebook post.

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Introducing your newly crowned Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray. 👑

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Posted by Miss Universe on Sunday, December 16, 2018

Gray, the 24-year old stunner, could be seen wearing the Mikimoto crown passed by 2017 Miss Universe Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters.

The coronation night was held at the Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand.

Malacañang, members of the Congress, celebrities, and former beauty queens have extended their congratulations following the win of Gray.

Prior to the coronation event, Gray had already stolen the limelight and the attention of the public during the preliminaries.

Her slow-motion twirl during the swimsuit competition on Thursday night gained praises from the netizens.

READ: PH bet’s ‘slo-mo twirl’ a pageant hit

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Supermodel Tyra Banks also praised the iconic turn of Gray during the prelimanaries.

Banks, creator and and host of “America’s Next Top Model,” said that the twirl of Gray was “Pinoy Power to the Max!!!”

READ: Catriona Gray catches eye of supermodel Tyra Banks

Gray was the fourth Filipina to win the Miss Universe title after she bested 93 other candidates around the globe. /je

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