Catriona Gray makes it to Miss Universe 2018 Top 20
Rosette Adel ( - December 17, 2018 - 8:23am

BANGKOK, Thailand (Update 4, 9:02 a.m.) — Philippine bet Catriona Gray advances to the next round of Miss Universe 2018 after the judges named her as one of the beauties chosen from the Asia-Pacific and Africa region.

This year, the Miss Universe pageant, now hosted by Thailand, continued with its continent-based format where judges picked the top five candidates from the following regions: The Americas, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Africa.

They also gave five wild-card spots for contestants from all over the world to make it to the top 20.

Gray will then automatically go straight to a 15-second opening statement that would determine if she would make it to the top 10 cut of the pageant.



Here are the top 20 finalists:

  1. South Africa - Tamaryn Green
  2. Philippines - Catriona Gray
  3. Nepal - Manita Devkota
  4. Vietnam - H'Hen Nie
  5. Thailand - Sophida Kanchanarin
  6. Poland - Magdalena Swat
  7. Belgium - Zoë Brunet
  8. Great Britain - Dee-Ann Kentish-Rogers
  9. Hungary - Eniko Kecskés
  10. Ireland - Grainne Gallanagh
  11. Curacao - Akisha Albert
  12. Costa Rica - Natalia Carvajal
  13. Canada - Marta Magdalena Stepien
  14. Puerto Rico - Kiara Ortega
  15. Jamaica - Emily Sara-Claire Maddison
  16. USA - Sarah Rose Summers
  17. Venezuela - Sthefany Gutiérrez
  18. Indonesia - Sonia Fergina Citra
  19. Brazil - Mayra Dias
  20. Australia - Francesca Hung

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