20-year-old graphic designer, Kim Sae-yeon, was crowned Miss Korea 2019 during the 63rd edition of the national contest held on Thursday, July 11 at the Kyung Hee University’s Grand Peace Hall, in Seoul.
Kim edged out 31 other contestants to win the coveted national title. The runners- up were Shin Yoon-ah, Lee Hye-ju, Shin Hye-ji, Woo Hee-jun, Lee Da-hyun, and Lee Ha-nuey.
This year’s competition was broadcast live on YouTube and Facebook. The judging panel were experts in the areas of fashion, music, and entertainment, joined by actresses and former Miss Koreas.
Miss Korea 2019 winners are expected to represent the country at the Miss Earth 2019 and Miss International 2019 pageants.
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