Agata Biernat Crowned Miss Polonia 2017
Agata Biernat from Zduńska Wola was crowned as Miss Universe Poland 2018 in the grand finale of Miss Polonia 2017 on November 26, 2017. She succeeds Katarzyna Włodarek as the new Miss Universe Poland and will now represent Poland in the coming edition of Miss Universe 2018 wherein Demi Leigh Nel Peters of South Africa will crown her successor.
This year twenty candidates competed for the title of Miss Polonia 2017. The newly crowned Miss Universe Poland, Agata Biernat is 27 years old and is hoping to bring home the first Miss Universe crown for her nation.
During the same event, Magdalena Swat from Ostrów Swietokrzyski was titled as the first runner up and Malwina Ratajczak from Szczecin was adjudged as the second runner up.
Poland last placed at Miss Universe pageant in 2012 under the representation of Marcelina Zawadzka, who was a Top 16 semi-finalist at the said edition. The nation is yet to win its first Miss Universe crown since its participation in 1958. Poland has three runner ups at Miss Universe pageant under the honorable representation of Alicja Bobrowska (Miss Universe 1958- 4th Runner Up), Brygida Elżbieta Bziukiewicz (Miss Universe 1986- 3rd Runner Up) and Joanna Gapińska (Miss Universe 1989- 3rd Runner Up).