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Thailand's Kevin Dasom wins Manhunt International 2024

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Kevin Dasom from Thailand was proclaimed the 22nd Manhunt International on Sunday, May 26 at Ayutthaya City Park in Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Thailand. The 32-year-old Thai-Irish model and basketball player from Chiang Mai triumphed over 36 other contestants to become the first-ever Manhunt International winner from Thailand. Lucas Schlachter from France was named first runner-up while the representatives from the Philippines, Kenneth Stromsnes, Venezuela, Victor Battista, and Italy, Vincenzo Melisi were the second, third, and fourth runners-up, respectively. Completing the Top 10 and also runners-up were from Spain, Daniel Lorente, Canada, Matt Dixon, Switzerland, Marcel Ignacio Riera, Brazil, Ruan Mendes, and South Africa, Luke Vann. The Top 20 were from Angola, Felipe Salvador Maria, Australia, Tim Gamlin, Costa Rica, Roberto Mena, Dominican Republic, Starlyn Terrero, Hong Kong, Song Yunye. Also in the semifinals were from Indonesia, Stefan Yogi, Lebanon, Abed Semaan, Netherlands, I

Miss Rhode Island USA 2024 is Kaitlynne Santana

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Woonsocket resident, Kaitlynne Santana was crowned Miss Rhode Island USA 2024 on Sunday, May 26 at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence. The 22-year-old bested over 40 other contestants to win the state title. She succeeds last year's winner Mary Malloy and will now prepare to represent Rhode Island at Miss USA 2024 in Hollywood, California this August. Originally from Puerto Rico, Kaitlynne now resides in Woonsocket. She is currently a student at the Community College of Rhode Island while working for a disability support company. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Miss Rhode Island USA (@missriusa) FINAL RESULTS Miss Rhode Island USA 2024 - Kaitlynne Santana 1st runner-up - Jill Barry 2nd runner-up - Paige Messier 3rd runner-up - Giavanna Arakelian 4th runner-up - Zoe Bucuvalas TOP 13 Alexandra Curtis Skye Goldenberg Michala Hilario-Griffin Sainab Ishola-Jackson Jesaura Peralta Tiffany Roposa Jacqueline Russello Deon Thompson Miss Rhode

Miss Illinois USA 2024 is Grace Rodi

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Miss DuPage County, Grace Rodi, was crowned Miss Illinois USA 2024 during the state final on Sunday, May 26 at Illinois State University's Braden Auditorium in Normal. The 23-year-old Chicago Scholars mentor and literacy advocate will now prepare to represent Illinois at the Miss USA 2024 competition in Hollywood, California this August. Grace succeeds Samantha Elliott, last year's winner and Miss USA 2023 Top 20 semifinalist. View this post on Instagram A post shared by grace rodi (@graacerodi) FINAL RESULTS Miss Illinois USA 2024 - Grace Rodi (DuPage County) 1st runner-up - Miranda Fenzau (Orland Park) 2nd runner-up - Megan Bargiel (Huntley) 3rd runner-up - Felicia Bolton (Heart of Chicago) 4th runner-up - Shelby Templin (Lincoln Park) TOP 16 Annette Soto (Aurora) Mia Dixon (Cook County) Kellie Sbrocchi (Great Lakes) Tamika Vantifflin (Greater Midwest) Victoria Ng (Northbrook) Samantha Mason (Northern Illinois) Samantha Strong (River North) Jasmin Duncan

Miss Ohio USA 2024 is Macy Hudson

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Miss Gem City, Macy Hudson was crowned Miss Ohio USA 2024 in a state competition held on Saturday, May 25 at Shawnee State University's Vern Riffe Center for the Arts in Portsmouth. The 24-year-old succeeds last year's winner Mackenzie Schutt and will now prepare to represent Ohio at Miss USA 2024 in California this August. Macy is a fashion merchandising graduate of Kent State University and currently working as an account executive at a fashion company, Jovani. In honor of her sister, she founded 5:18 4LIFE, a nonprofit organization to bring awareness to rare blood disorders and the importance of blood donation. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Macy Hudson (@themagicof_macys) FINAL RESULTS Miss Ohio USA 2024 - Macy Hudson (Gem City) 1st runner-up - Hannah Cline (Cardinal State) 2nd runner-up - Argisa Deda (Rocky River) 3rd runner-up - Porsha Hall (Heart of Ohio) 4th runner-up - Sara Bailey (Bath TWP) 5th runner-up - Marissa Evancho (Mount Perr

Miss Universe Argentina 2024 is Magalí Benejam Corthey

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Magalí Benejam Corthey, representing Córdoba, was crowned Miss Universe Argentina 2024 on Saturday, May 25 at Auditorio de Belgrano in Buenos Aires. The 29-year-old model, actress and astrology student bested 27 other contestants to win the coveted national title. She succeeds last year's winner Yamile Dajud. Yoana Don of Santa Fe was named first runner-up while Selene Bublitz of Corrientes, María José Caram of Chaco, Ana Paula Brizuela of La Rioja, and Agostina Caute of Islas del Atlántico Sur were the second, third, fourth, and fifth runners-up, respectively. This year's competition was hosted by former titleholder Julieta Garcia. Top 15 semifinalist Alejandra Rodríguez of Buenos Aires made history as the oldest contestant at age 60. The new Miss Universe Argentina will now prepare to represent her country at Miss Universe 2024 to be held in Mexico later this year. Road to the 73rd Miss Universe: View this post on Instagram A post shared by Magalí Benejam

Miss Universe Curacao 2024 is Kimberly de Boer

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Kimberly de Boer was crowned Miss Universe Curacao 2024 on Saturday, May 25 in a glittering show held at Sandals Royal Curacao in Willemstad. The 18-year-old artist, painter and mental health advocate triumphed over eight other contestants to win the national title. She succeeds last year's winner Kim Rossen. Jesmelys Zink Angelista was the first runner-up while Milayne Simon finished as the second runner-up. Ryanne Busropan and Aleeza van Eenenaam rounded out the Top 5 finalists. The new Miss Universe Curacao will now prepare to represent Curacao at the Miss Universe 2024 pageant to be held in Mexico later this year. "I am beyond thrilled and humbled to see my dream turn into reality. This incredible journey has been filled with challenges, growth, and unwavering support from all of you," Kimberly shared on social media. "I am deeply thankful for the encouragement and love that have propelled me to this moment. With immense pride and excitement, I am ready to bring

Miss Universe Colombia 2024: Meet the contestants

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The Miss Universe Colombia 2024 selection and coronation night will be held on Sunday, June 2 at Centro de convenciones Puerta de Oro in Barranquilla. A preliminary competition will take place at the same venue on Friday, May 31 for the judges to determine who among the contestants will move forward to the semifinals. Thirty beauties representing different departments of Colombia are currently vying for the highly coveted national title currently held by last year's winner from Casanare,  Camila Avella . Camila was the first-ever mother to be crowned Miss Universe Colombia. She competed in Miss Universe 2023 and placed in the Top 5 last November in San Salvador, El Salvador. The next Miss Universe Colombia will go on to represent the country at the Miss Universe 2024 (73rd Miss Universe) pageant in Mexico later this year. Don't forget to vote for your favorite on mucolombia.choicely.com . The fan vote winner will automatically earn a spot in the Top 16 semifinalists. Who will t

Miss South Africa 2024 Top 30 officially announced

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The Top 30 semifinalists for the Miss South Africa 2024 competition have been officially announced on Wednesday, May 22. From 30, only 25 of them will get the chance to move on to the next round and continue their journey to the national crown. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Miss South Africa (@official_misssa) The Miss South Africa organization just also announced that public voting is now open. Voting will close next Wednesday, May 29 at 6 p.m. (SAST). To help your favorite semifinalist advance to the Top 25, just go to the official Miss South Africa App and vote. Your first vote is free. Who will succeed Miss South Africa 2023 Natasha Joubert? Here are the names of the Top 30: Janeke Van Tonder Chidimma Vanessa Onwe Adetshina Nokulunga Zungu Nobuhle Langa Layla Zoubair Sinenhlanhla Mthethwa Kebalepile Ramafoko Danae Kukard Lethaukuthula Ayanda Maseko Madri Van Jaarsveld Shane Maloney Naledi Matlakala Andrea Morrison Lebohang Khoza Mia le Roux Ontsh

Pampanga's Cyrille Payumo is Miss Charm Philippines 2025

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Cyrille Payumo, a 26-year-old fashion model from Porac, Pampanga, has been officially designated as Miss Charm Philippines 2025. Her crowning took place on May 22 in Pasay City, following the Miss Universe Philippines 2024 competition where she was one of the Top 10 finalists. Before the national pageant, she was crowned Miss Universe Philippines - Pampanga 2024 last January in Mabalacat where she earned the right to represent the Culinary Capital of the Philippines. Cyrille is no stranger to pageantry, having joined Mutya ng Pilipinas 2019 where she placed first runner-up and went on to win Miss Tourism International 2019 in Malaysia. She is now expected to represent the Philippines at the Miss Charm 2025 competition in Vietnam. The country's representative for this year's Miss Charm will be Baguio's Krishnah Marie Gravidez, Miss Universe Philippines 2023 Top 3 finalist. Meet the new Miss Charm Philippines: View this post on Instagram A post shared by C

Miss Supranational Philippines 2025 is Tarah Valencia of Baguio City

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Baguio City's Tarah Valencia was crowned Miss Supranational Philippines 2025 shortly after the glittering Miss Universe Philippines 2024 pageant on Wednesday in Pasay City. The 23-year-old, who placed third runner-up, will be preparing to represent the Philippines at Miss Supranational 2025 possibly next summer in Poland. Tarah is a hospitality management graduate of the University of Baguio. Prior to her stint at this year's Miss Universe Philippines, she won the titles Miss Baguio Turismo 2023 and Miss HRAB 2023. The Philippines will be represented at Miss Supranational 2024, to be held this July in Nowy Sącz, by Alethea Ambrosio from Bulacan. Meet the new Miss Supranational Philippines: View this post on Instagram A post shared by Tarah Valencia (@tarah.valencia) Photos: The Miss Philippines, Seven Barretto / Tarah Valencia / Instagram