Miss Universe Japan 2023 is Rio Miyazaki


Rio Miyazaki was crowned Miss Universe Japan 2023 in a national competition held on Wednesday, August 30 at the Yamano Hall in Tokyo.

The 20-year-old early childhood education student at Kyoritsu Women's University from Shizuoka Prefecture beat 30 other competitors to win the coveted national title.

Nana Miwa and Risa Morishita were the first and second runners-up, respectively, while Mio Yamamoto and Misaki Matsumoto rounded out the Top 5 finalists.

The rest of the Top 11 semifinalists were Kana Takada, Karen Miyazawa, Mina Yasukawa, Ria Iuchi, Sayaka Uechi, and Yuma Enomoto.

Last year's winner Marybelen Sakamoto crowned her successor at the end of the glittering event.

The new Miss Universe Japan will now prepare to represent her country at Miss Universe 2023 in El Salvador this November.

Photos: Miss Universe Japan

RELATED POST:

Popular posts from this blog

Miss Alabama USA 2024 is Diane Westhoven

Miss Maryland USA 2024 is Bailey Anne Kennedy

Plus-sized Sara Milliken crowned Miss Alabama for National American Miss 2024

Miss California 2024 is Kimberly Vernon of Santa Clara County

Miss Universe Portugal 2024 is Andreia Correia

Miss Missouri USA 2024 is Ashleigh Bedwell

Miss Nederland 2024 is Amber Rustenberg from Amsterdam

Miss Wisconsin USA 2024 is Tori Trittin

Miss North Carolina USA 2024 is Kenzie Hensley

Miss South Carolina USA 2024 is Gracen Grainger