Stunning Miss Philippines, Mutya Johanna Datul, 21 years old, 1.72 m-tall, was crowned Miss Supranational 2013 at Minsk’s Sports Palace at a dazzling event which took place on September 6th. She had already won the “Miss Personality” award and was always one of the big favorites for the title. The first runner-up was Miss Mexico, Jacqueline Morales (23), 2nd runner-up was Miss Turkey, Leyla Kose, 4th runner-up was Miss Indonesia, Cokorda Istri Krisnanda Widani (21), and 4th runner-up was Miss U.S. Virgin Islands, Esonica Veira (24).
Semi-finalists came from Gabon, Hillary Ondo (Miss Supranational Africa), Brazil, Raquel Benetti (Miss Supranational Americas), Australia, Esma Voloder (Miss Supranational Asia & Oceania), Belarus, Veronika Chachyna (Miss Supranational Europe), Myanmar, Khin Wint Wah (Miss Internet), Puerto Rico, Desireé Del Río de Jesus (Miss Photogenic), Venezuela, Annie Fuenmayor, India, Ukraine, Kateryna Sandulova, Luxembourg, Heloise Paulmier, Latvia, Diana Kubasova, Russia, Yana Dubnik, Canada, Suzette Hernandez, Poland, Angelika Ogryzek and Thailand, Thanyaporn Srisen.
Miss Nicaragua, Alejandra Gross, won the Best National Costume award. Miss Sweden, Sally Lindgren, was Miss Elegance.
With the election of Miss Philippines as the 5th winner, this pageant will definitely gain more popularity since the Philippines is a pageant crazed nation!! the Filipino netizens are more than powerful to make Miss Supranational the next big pageant to watch out for in the next few years!