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Miss Namibia 2024 is Prisca Anyolo from Windhoek

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Prisca Anyolo was crowned Miss Namibia 2024 in a glittering competition held on Saturday, July 20 in the historic town of Lüderitz. The 28-year-old award-winning journalist and television presenter from Windhoek bested nine other finalists to win the coveted national title. She succeeds Jameela Uiras, last year's winner who made the Top 20 at Miss Universe 2023 in El Salvador last November. Lenna Mugena and Georgia Garises were named the first and second runners-up, respectively. Jodie-Lee Barnard and Naomi Kamenye rounded out the Top 5 finalists. The winners of this year's Miss Namibia pageant are expected to represent their country at Miss Universe, Miss World, and Miss Earth pageants. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Miss Namibia (@missnamibia) Photos: Keen Studios, Miss Namibia / Instagram

Miss Universe Pakistan 2024 is Noor Xarmina

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Noor Xarmina was revealed as the winner of Miss Universe Pakistan 2024 on Saturday, July 20 during the pageant's broadcast on the official Miss Universe YouTube channel. The 29-year-old venture capitalist, model and actress hailing from Islamabad will represent Pakistan at Miss Universe 2024 in Mexico this November. She succeeds Erica Robin, the first-ever Miss Universe Pakistan and a Top 20 semifinalist at Miss Universe 2023 last November in El Salvador. Nimra Jacob was named first runner-up, while Karen Pinto, Anzela Abbasi, Hoor Mahaveera, and Zainad Raza were the second, third, and fourth runners-up, respectively. "I think balancing humility and confidence is best showcased at a pageant because, you learn to work as a team, this pageant feels more like a team sport than an individual competitive beauty contest," said the new Miss Universe Pakistan. "I have learned so much about my weaknesses and strengths by learning around my colleagues and these girls that I

Miss Universe Ukraine 2024 is Alina Ponomarenko

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Alina Ponomarenko has been officially revealed as Miss Universe Ukraine 2024 on Thursday, July 18 following rounds of selection process online. The 20-year-old model from Odessa will represent Ukraine at the 73rd Miss Universe (Miss Universe 2024) in Mexico later this year. She succeeds Angelina Usanova , last year's titleholder who won the Miss Eco International 2024 pageant in Cairo, Egypt last April. The new Miss Universe Ukraine is a graduate of international justice and law from the National University Odesa Law Academy. No stranger to pageantry, she won Miss Odessa 2023 and went on to participate in the Miss Supertalent competition in South Korea where she made the Top 10. Alina created the social initiative "Tree of Love" whose aim is to support grandparents in the city of Odessa who need help. Since the start of armed conflicts in her country, she helped provide medicine, food, and basic necessities to the neglected older generation. "To become Miss Universe

Meet the winners of Miss Senegal 2024

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Mame Fama Gaye was crowned Miss Senegal 2024 (Miss World Senegal 2024) during the national competition held last Friday, July 12 at the Grand Theatre National De Dakar. The 24-year-old model from Fatick will represent at the 72nd Miss World next year. She succeeds Fatou L'eau, Senegal's representative during the 71st Miss World in Mumbai, India last March. Fatou Guèye, 23, from Louga, was named first runner-up and will head to Mexico for Miss Universe 2024 this November. She will be the first Miss Universe Senegal in over three decades. Senegal, a country in West Africa, debuted at Miss Universe 1974 and its last participation was during Miss Universe 1987. The second runner-up, 23-year-old Mayram Ly from Dakar, has been appointed the first-ever Miss Cosmo Senegal and will participate in Miss Cosmo 2024 in Vietnam this October. Dit bericht op Instagram bekijken Een bericht gedeeld door RN model agency (@rn_modelagency) Photos: Charles Ramos, RN Model Agency

Miss Universe Thailand 2024 is Suchata Chuangsri of Bangkok

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Opal Suchata Chuangsri was crowned Miss Universe Thailand 2024 following a spectacular competition held on Sunday, July 14 at the MCC Hall, The Mall Lifestore Bangkapi in Bangkok. The 20-year-old beauty from Bangkok beat 39 other contestants to win the national title. She will represent Thailand at Miss Universe 2024 in Mexico this November. Surisa Suzana Renaud of Phuket was announced as the first runner-up while Karnruethai Tassabut of Ubon Ratchathani finished as the second runner-up. The representatives of Maha Sarakham, Boonyisa Chantrarachai, and Samut Songkhram, Maitai Suriyayunyong were the third and fourth runners-up, respectively. This year's competition which was themed "Beyond Universe" marked the 25th edition of the annual Miss Universe Thailand pageant. Anntonia Porsild, last year's winner and first runner-up at Miss Universe 2023 in El Salvador, passed the Mouawad "Starlight" crown to her successor at the end of the event. No stranger to pagea

LIVE UPDATES: Miss Universe Thailand 2024 Final Competition Results

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The Miss Universe Thailand 2024 final competition will be held tonight at MCC Hall, The Mall Lifestore Bangkapi in Bangkok. This year's highly anticipated event, themed "Beyond Universe" will be the 25th edition of the annual Miss Universe Thailand pageant. Hosted by Thai actor Kornkan Sutthikoses, the show will be streamed live on the official YouTube channel of TPN Global and Miss Universe  from 8:30 p.m. local time (GMT+7). Forty contestants representing various Thai provinces are vying for the national title and the opportunity to represent Thailand at Miss Universe 2024 in Mexico this November. Last year's winner and Miss Universe 2023 first runner-up, Anntonia Porsild of Nakhon Ratchasima, will crown her successor at the end of the event. Who will be the next Miss Universe Thailand? View this post on Instagram A post shared by Miss Universe Thailand (@missuniverse.in.th) --- FINAL RESULTS --- Special Awards Bangkok - Suchata Chuangsri (Mis

Sweden's Yvonne Ryding celebrates 40 years since winning Miss Universe 1984

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Let's walk down memory lane as 40 years ago, Fröken Sverige Yvonne Agneta Ryding was crowned Miss Universe 1984 during the 33rd Miss Universe pageant in Miami, Florida. At age 21, she became the third Swedish woman in history to become Miss Universe. The blue-eyed blondie received the crown from her predecessor Lorraine Downes of New Zealand following the glittering spectacle on July 9, 1984. In an Instagram post on Tuesday, exactly 40 years since she won the crown, Yvonne shared: "Celebrating my 40th anniversary today, the 9th of July. Thank you to all my sisters around the world. All the girls that were competing my year. My life changed overnight." "As my friend (the box champ Ingemar Johansson), told me the first week of my reign, "Yvonne remember a champ is always a champ. So that's what I'm celebrating today," she added. The former beauty queen turned TV personality and entrepreneur from Eskilstuna, who founded her own skincare company YR Skin

Miss Universe Malta 2024 is Beatrice Njoya of Saint Paul's Bay

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Miss Saint Paul's Bay, Beatrice Njoya, bested over 20 other contestants to win Miss Universe Malta 2024 on Thursday, July 11 at the Hilton Malta in St Julian's. The 39-year-old proud mother of three, originally from Cameroon, will represent Malta at the 73rd Miss Universe (Miss Universe 2024) in Mexico this November. Beatrice succeeds last year's winner from St. Julian's, Ella Portelli. She made history as the first black African-born, mother, and oldest woman to be crowned Miss Universe Malta. Janie Desira of Zejtun and Julieth Casco of Floriana were the first and second runners-up, respectively, while Didi Mizzi of Gharghur, Rachel Portelli of Gozo, and Cody Micaleff of Zebbug completed the Top 6 finalists. Meet the new Miss Universe Malta: View this post on Instagram A post shared by Miss Universe Malta Official (@miss_universe_malta) Photos: Stefan Stafrace, Miss Universe Malta / Instagram

Indira Ampiot to represent France at Miss Universe 2024

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Miss France 2023 Indira Ampiot officially confirmed she will head to Mexico to represent France at the 73rd Miss Universe (Miss Universe 2024) pageant this November. The 19-year-old shared the news on social media today. She said: "I am so happy to officially announce this news to you. I'm heading to Mexico to represent France at the Miss Universe competition next November." "Miss Universe has always been a dream to achieve. I am determined to make France shine and try to win the crown," she added and thanked the Miss France organization for the opportunity and their support. Indira hails from from Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe. She was crowned Miss Basse-Terre and Miss Guadeloupe 2022 before becoming the fourth woman from her region to win Miss France. Last December, she crowned her successor Miss France 2024 Eve Gilles of Nord Pas-de-Calais at the Zénith de Dijon in Dijon. Meet the new Miss Universe France: View this post on Instagram A post shar

Miss Universe Canada 2024 preliminary and final show dates, venue announced

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The Miss Universe Canada 2024 preliminary competition will be held on July 25 while the final is on July 27 at the Capitol Theatre in Windsor, Ontario. Over 60 contestants from around the country will battle it out to win the coveted national title currently held by last year's winner Madison Kvaltin. You may vote for your favorite contestants on the official website of Miss Universe Canada. The Top 3 highest-voted contestants will be announced during the preliminary competition. The next Miss Universe Canada will represent the Great White North at the 73rd Miss Universe (Miss Universe 2024) in Mexico this November. Here are the names of contestants vying for the national title: Aly Lozoff Alysha Chetty Amber Scarlett Anna Haghdoust Ashley Callingbull Audrey Addo Brittany Campbell Bryanna Trece Carly Lee Daniela Pragosa Dassie Persaud-van der Westhuizen Elise Rose Cushnie Erum Naseeb Fawnda Bullshields Honey Anvarova Itisha Chowdhury Ivonn Novikova Jasmine Gawdis Jaspreet Kaur-Batr