Miss Intercontinental

Miss Intercontinental 2018 is Miss Philippines Karen Gallman

Miss Intercontinental 2018 Karen GallmanKaren Gallman, 26, of the Philippines was crowned Miss Intercontinental 2018 during the 47th edition of the pageant held at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City, in the Philippines on January 26.

The 26-year-old beat 87 other contestants and succeeded last year’s winner, Mexico’s Veronica Salas Vallejo at the end of the event. She’s the first Filipina to win the pageant.

Costa Rica (Adriana Moya Alvarado), Slovakia (Laura Longauerova), Colombia (Hillary Hollmann), Vietnam (Ngan Anh Le Au), and Ethiopia (Bella Lire Lapso) were the runners-up.

Miss Intercontinental 2018 Karen GallmanWhen asked during her final question “How do you define success?” Karen answered, “For me, success is not just about winning in life. It is about setting goals, achieving your dreams, working hard for everything you want, and always looking up to God and be thankful for everything. For me, that is success.”

Miss Intercontinental 2018 Karen Gallman


Miss Intercontinental 2018: Philippines – Karen Gallman

1st Runner-Up: Costa Rica – Adriana Moya Alvarado

2nd Runner-Up: Slovakia – Laura Longauerova

3rd Runner-Up: Colombia – Hillary Hollmann

4th Runner-Up: Vietnam – Ngan Anh Le Au

5th Runner-Up: Ethiopia – Bella Lire Lapso

Top 20

Czech Republic – Veronika Volkeová

Ecuador – Nina Solorzano

Germany – Olivia Möller

Ghana – Engracia Afua

Hungary – Greta Muszka

Japan – Akari Maeda

Malaysia – Scarlett Megan Liew

Mexico – Ivanna Lobato Barradas

Myanmar – Nang Mway Phoung Loong

Netherlands – Michelle Van Sonsbeek

Paraguay – Gabriela Soley

Thailand – Ingchanok Prasart

Ukraine – Senya Lamber

United States – Marianny Egurrola

Miss Intercontinental 2018 Karen Gallman
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