PH beauty crowned Miss Asian International 2018

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Mar 03 2018 03:26 PM | Updated as of Oct 25 2018 11:49 PM

Gerina Chanel Ancheta is Miss Asian International 2018. Photo courtesy of Missosology

MANILA - A Filipino beauty queen was crowned Miss Asian International 2018 on Friday.

Gerina Chanel Ancheta, 17, bested 18 other candidates who vied for the pageant title in Bangkok, Thailand.

Gerina Chanel Ancheta is Miss Asian International 2018. Photo courtesy of Missosology

Ancheta, who hails from Pangasinan, was the youngest contestant in the pageant.

Aside from being crowned as the winner, Ancheta also won several minor awards such as Best in National Costume, Miss Smile, Missosology's Choice Award, and Upfront Model Agency choice.

-- with reports from Kori Quintos, ABS-CBN News