In a first for the African continent, Miss Namibia, 24 year old Chanique Rabe, was crowned the 12th Miss Supranational in Nowy Sacz, Malopolska. She takes home a prize of $35,000 and a year’s representation by Nowa Scena, owners of the Miss Supranational Competition. Rabe is a qualified fashion designer and teaches sewing skills to young women and men as part of her ‘From the Ground Up’ initiative.
Karla Guilfu from Puerto Rico was named the first runner-up, while Dr. Thato Mosehle from South Africa was named the second runner-up. Venezuela‘s Valentina Sanchez Trivella and the Dominican Republic‘s Eoanna Constanza finished as third and fourth runners-up respectively.
The top 12 were completed by the contestants from Indonesia, Poland, Netherlands, the Philippines, India, Romania and Belgium. Completing the top 24 were the contestants from Brazil, Haiti, the Czech Republic, Ecuador, Panama, Kenya, Trinidad and Tobago, Peru, Thailand, El Salvador, France and Japan.
Congratulation to our new queen. May your reign be just as special as you are!