Philippine bet Ingrid Santamaria has concluded her journey to the Reina Hispanoamericana 2022 crown in the Top 14.
The other countries in the Top 14 were Costa Rica, Chile, Equatorial Guinea, Nicaragua, Spain, Dominican Republic, and Cuba.
Although she was the first to be announced in the Top 14, Ingrid didn't make it to the next round of the competition. The top six were announced in the following order: Mexico, Puerto Rico, Brazil, Venezuela, Peru, and Colombia.
Ingrid was a Top 10 finalist of Miss Universe Philippines 2021. She trained under the local pageant mentor The CAMP.
The Reina Hispanoamericana coronation night was held in Bolivia on March 26 (Philippine time). Arlette Rujel of Peru bagged the highly coveted crown.
Winwyn Marquez is still the last Filipina to have clinched the Reina Hispanoamericana title, which she won in 2017.
In 2021, PH bet Emmanuelle Vera placed as 3rd runner-up in the pageant. She is also one of the candidates for this year’s Miss Universe Philippines.