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England, UK’s Harriotte Lane crowned Miss International 2019 fourth runner-up in Tokyo, Japan

Maria Alejandra Vengoechea, Andrea Toscano, Sireethorn Leearamwat, Evelyn Namotovu, Harriotte Lane (©Shota Ise)

Maria Alejandra Vengoechea, Andrea Toscano, Sireethorn Leearamwat, Evelyn Namotovu, Harriotte Lane (©Shota Ise)

Harriotte Lane, 18, of Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, North East England, United Kingdom was one of the Miss International 2019 winners. She was named the fourth runner-up of the 59th edition of the international beauty pageant based in Japan.

Lane was born in Newcastle upon Tyne on April 4, 2001. She was crowned Miss International UK 2019 on June 9, 2019.

Hosted by Tetsuya Bessho, Ayako Kisa and Miss International 2016 Kylie Verzosa of the Philippines, the Miss International 2019 coronation night took place at the Tokyo Dome City Hall in Tokyo, Japan on November 12, 2019. Including Leeramwat, 83 candidates competed to become the successor of Miss International Mariem Velazco, 21, of Venezuela.

Crowned as Velasco’s successor was Sireethorn Leearamwat, 25, of Bangkok, Thailand while Andrea Toscano, 20, of Manzanillo, Mexico was the runner-up. Evelyn Namatovu Karonde, 23, of Kampala, Uganda and Alejandra Vengoechea, 21, of Barranquilla, Colombia  were the respective second and third runners-up.


Leearamwat was also crowned Miss International Asia 2019. Her fellow continental queens were Miss International Africa 2019 Naomi Nucia Glay, 27, of Monrovia, Liberia, Miss International America 2019 Maria Jose Barbis, 23, of Chiclayo, Peru, Miss International Europe 2019 Elize Joanne de Hong, 25, of Rotterdam, Netherlands and Miss International Oceania 2019 Eunice Raquel Basco, 24, of Honolulu, Hawaii.

Karonde was Best in Swimsuit while Melissa Jimenez, 20, of Maracaibo, Venezuela was Best in Evening Gown and Nguyễn Tường San, 19, of Hanoi, Vietnam was Best National Costume. Noémie Kribo Milne, 21, of Baie-Mahault, Guadeloupe was Miss Photogenic.

Jolene Marie Rotinsulu, 23, of Manado, Indonesia was Miss People’s Choice Award and Panasonic Beauty Ambassador. Sarra Brahmi, 25, of Sousse, Tunisia was Miss Visit Japan Tourism.

Miss International was organized by The International Culture Association. Besting 51 other candidates, Stella Márquez, 82, of Colombia won the inaugural pageant, which took place at the Long Beach Municipal Auditorium in Long Beach, California, United States on August 12, 1960.

Watch the coronation night of the 59th edition of Miss International here:

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