23-year-old Cebuana beauty, Gazini Ganados, representing Talisay City, Cebu, was crowned Miss Universe Philippines 2019 during the Binibining Pilipinas 2019 pageant at the Smart Araneta Coliseum, in Quezon City on Sunday, June 9.
Gazini bested 39 other beauties to win the coveted title and the right to represent the Philippines at the Miss Universe 2019 pageant later this year.
Bea Patricia Magtanong, representing Bataan, was crowned Bb. Pilipinas International 2019. She will represent her country at the Miss International 2019 pageant in Tokyo, Japan in November.
Crowned as Bb. Pilipinas Supranational 2019 is Resham Ramirez Saeed. She will compete in Miss Supranational 2019 in Poland.
Bb. Pilipinas Grand International 2019 is Samantha Ashley Lo (Cebu City). She will participate in Miss Grand International 2019 in Caracas, Venezuela.
Emma Mary Tiglao (Pampanga) and Leren Mae Bautista (Laguna) were crowned as Bb. Pilipinas Intercontinental 2019 and Bb. Pilipinas Globe 2019, respectively.
The runners-up were the contestants from Pasig, Maria Andrea Abesamis and Palawan, Samantha Bernardo. Samantha already joined last year where she was also a 2nd runner-up.
Last year’s 1st runner-up, heavy favorite Vickie Marie Rushton of Negros Occidental competed again this year but failed to win any titles, not even a runner-up placement. However, she bagged most of the special awards tonight.
Reigning Miss Universe Catriona Gray and Miss Intercontinental Karen Gallman crowned their successors at the end of the prestigious event.
Photos: Bb. Pilipinas (Official)