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Beatrice Luigi Gomez makes it to top 16 of 70th Miss Universe

By PhilSTAR L!fe Published Dec 13, 2021 8:52 am Updated Dec 13, 2021 8:58 am

The Philippines made it to the semifinals of the 70th Miss Universe pageant, held in Eilat, Israel on Monday, Dec 13 (Philippine time).

Philippine delegate Beatrice Luigi Gomez was called as part of Miss Universe’s top 16, which means she goes on to compete in the pageant’s swimsuit competition.

With this, Gomez continues the Philippines’ 11-year streak of getting into the Miss Universe semifinals.  

Those who made it to the top 15 are:

France
Colombia
Singapore
Panama
Puerto Rico
The Bahamas
Japan
Great Britain
USA
India
Venezuela
South Africa
Aruba
Paraguay
Vietnam

Gomez, a 26-year-old beauty queen from Cebu City, is a community development worker and a Philippine Navy reservist. She is also the country's first openly queer beauty queen to represent the country in the Miss Universe pageant. - (Chuck Smith)