Catriona Elisa bags title of Miss Universe 2018

Catriona Elisa from Philippines was crowned as Miss Universe 2018 at a gala ceremony.  Representatives from South Africa and Venezuela secured the first runner-up and second runner-up respectively.

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi ChaturvediBy Sakshi Chaturvedi

Published on 17 Dec 2018 4:41 AM GMT

Catriona Elisa bags title of Miss Universe 2018
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Bangkok: Catriona Elisa from Philippines was crowned as Miss Universe 2018 at a gala ceremony. Representatives from South Africa and Venezuela secured the first runner-up and second runner-up respectively.

Nehal Chudasama from India, however, failed to make it to the Top 20.

She was crowned by Miss Universe 2017 Demi Leigh Nel-Peters, who comes from South Africa.

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In the final question round, Ms Gray was asked about the most important lesson she has learnt in life and how would she apply it in her time as Miss Universe.

She said: "I work a lot in the slums of Manila and life there is very poor and sad. I have always taught myself to look for the beauty in it, to look for the beauty in the faces of the children, and I would bring this aspect as a Miss Universe to see situations with a silver lining and to asses where I could give something and provide something.

"And if I could also teach people to be grateful, we could have an amazing world where negativity would not brew and foster, and children would have a smile on their face."negativity."

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The winner holds a Master Certificate in Music Theory and loves arts. she is an HIV/AIDS advocate at Love Yourself PH and volunteers as a Teacher's Assistant to the students of Young Focus NGO.

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi Chaturvedi

A journalist, presently working as a Sub-Editor at newstrack.com.

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