Miss Aura International 2023 is Thailand's Ketwalee Phonbodi

Ketwalee Phonbodi of Thailand was crowned Miss Aura International 2023 in a glittering competition on Friday, September 29 in Antalya, Turkey.

The 19-year-old beauty became the first Thai woman to win the international pageant. She succeeds last year's winner Riskyana Hidayat from Indonesia.

Indonesia's Sahida Sheik Iskandar was named first runner-up while Daniela Ștefan of Romania, Francisca Lavandero of Chile, and Tatiana Gonçalves of Brazil were the second, third, and fourth runners-up, respectively.

The representatives from England, Briá-Renee Lawrence, Ghana, Claudia Darlene, the Philippines, Khryss Go, Portugal, Raquel Hurteková Libório, and Tatarstan, Ramina Pronina rounded out the Top 10 finalists.

Cambodia, Canada, the Dominican Republic, Germany, India, Iran, the Netherlands, Russia, Türkiye, and Venezuela were the rest of the Top 20 semifinalists.

The new Miss Aura International is a model and student pursuing a degree in business administration. She represented the province of Phrae at Miss Grand Thailand 2023 in April and placed fourth runner-up.

Photos: Miss Aura International, Ketwalee Phonbodi / Instagram

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