The Philippines is still in the running! Beatrice Luigi Gomez makes it to the Top 5 of the 70th Miss Universe pageant on Monday, Dec 13 (Philippine time).
Other contestants who made it in the Top 5 are India, South Africa, Paraguay, and Colombia.
Before the Top 5 announcement, Gomez participated in the pageant’s evening gown competition, where she won a gold gown.
This is the first time the Philippines has entered the pageant Top 5 of Miss Universe since Catriona Gray won the crown in 2018. Gazini Ganados and Rabiya Mateo, who joined the beauty contest in its 68th and 69th editions, respectively, only managed to enter the semifinals.
Up next in the competition: The Top 5 set to participate in the pageant’s much-awaited Question and Answer portion. – (Chuck Smith)