On Anong Homsombath Crowned Miss Universe Laos 2018
On Anong Homsombath was crowned as Miss Universe Laos 2018 on July 23, 2018. She succeeds Souphaphone Somvichith as the new Miss Universe Laos and will now represent Laos at Miss Universe 2018 wherein Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters of South Africa will crown her successor as the next Miss Universe.
On Anong Homsombath was erstwhile crowned as the first runner-up at Miss Universe Laos 2017 pageant, consequentially the organization took the decision of appointing her as the representative of Laos at Miss Universe 2018. The announcement was made official on the Miss Universe Laos’s official Facebook page on July 23, 2018.
23 years old, newly crowned Miss Universe Laos 2018 is an international relations graduate from the University of Kaposvár in Hungary and has been working for the Mekong River Commission. Apart from that, On Anong Homsombath has participated in various education exchange programs in Southeast Asia, Japan and the USA.
Prior to the announcement, the Miss Universe Laos Organization stated, “She has an unique and outstanding beauty, language competency, elegant courtesy and Lao culture to deserve presenting Lao women in Miss Universe 2018.”
Laos began participating at Miss Universe pageant in 2017 and is yet to earn a placement in semi-finals of Miss Universe pageant.