After 59 Years A Thai Is Finally Crowned Miss International

Thai Is Finally Crowned Miss International

Sireethorn “Bint” Leearamwat became the first Thai contestant to be crowned Miss International on Tuesday afternoon at the 59th edition of the annual beauty pageant held in Tokyo.

Bint, 25, succeeded Mariem Velazco of Venezuela to win the honour of Miss International beating off 82 other contestants.

The first runner-up was Andrea Toscano from Mexico, who was followed by Evelyn Namatovu Karonde of Uganda, Alejandra Vengoechea from Colombia and Brit Harriotte Lane.

Miss International was first held back in 1960 and is organized by Japan’s International Cultural Association.