Patch Magtanong makes it to Miss International 2019 Top 15


Posted at Nov 12 2019 02:43 PM | Updated as of Nov 12 2019 03:19 PM

Patch Magtanong in a Tausug-inspired costume during the Miss International 2019 pageant. Screengrab from Miss International YouTube page

MANILA -- (UPDATE) Philippine representative Bea Patricia “Patch” Magtanong made it to the Top 15 of the Miss International 2019 pageant.

She joins candidates from Venezuela, Thailand, United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Uganda, Netherlands, Vietnam, Finland, Puerto Rico, Belarus, Colombia, Mexico, Sri Lanka, and Indonesia. 

As of writing, the coronation event is still ongoing in Tokyo, Japan and is being shown live on the Facebook and YouTube pages of Miss International.

Magtanong is aiming to become the Philippines’ seventh Miss International after Kylie Verzosa in 2016.

Her predecessor, Ahtisa Manalo, finished first runner-up in last year’s pageant.