Representing Venezuela, Nariman Batthika, 23, recently competed in Miss Supranational 2018. This was a month after the model of Syrian descent was crowned Reina Hispanoamericana 2018.
Hosted by Maciej Dowbor and Ivan Padrez, the Miss Supranational 2018 coronation night took place at the Miejski Osrodek Sportu i Rekreacji in Krynica-Zdrój, Poland on December 7, 2018. Including Venezuela and Poland, 72 countries were represented in the 10th edition of the Poland-based international beauty pageant.
Miss Supranational 2017 Jenny Kim crowned Valeria Vazquez of Puerto Rico as her successor. Battikha finished in the Top 10.
Battikha was born in Maturin, Monagas, Venezuela to Syrian immigrants . She graduated from the Universidad Metropolitana in Caracas, Venezuela with a degree in Business Economics.
On November 9, 2017, Battikha represented Portuguesa in Miss Venezuela 2017, the 64th edition of the national beauty pageant of Venezuela. She finished in the Top 10.
On November 4, 2018, Battikha was crowned Reina Hispanoamericana at Sirionó Salon of Fexpocruz in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia. She bested 29 other candidates in the 28th edition of the Hispanic-American beauty pageant.
Watch the full Miss Supranational 2018 coronation night here: