Marcela Ohio from Brazil was crowned winner of Miss International Queen 2013 transgender beauty pageant held in Pattaya, southeastern Thailand Friday, Nov. 1, 2013.
From left – Thailand, Brazil & USA. AP Photo/Apichart Weerawong
The second runner-up was awarded to Miss Thailand Nethnapada Kanrayanon and first runner-up Shantell D’Marco of the United States.
Twenty-five contestants from 17 countries competed in Pattaya for the Miss International Queen title.
Ohio is congratulated by Miss International Queen 2012 Kevin Balot of the Philippines, right, after winning the pageant.
Brazil – Marcela Ohio United States – Shantell D’Marco Thailand – Netnapada Kanrayanon Japan – Seri Fujinomiya South Africa – Anastasia Japan – Satsuki Nishihara Brazil – Roberta Holanda Philippines – Kristina Cassandra Ybarra Malaysia – Nur Sajat Germany – Renata Ferreira
Best Evening Gown – Marcela Ohio – Brazil Miss Photogenic – Netnapada Kanrayanon – Thailand Miss Congeniality – Carolina Medina – Spain Miss National Costume – Arisa – South Korea The Angel Talent Competition – Nur Sajat – Malaysia Miss Ripley’s Popular Vote – Anne Patricia Lee – Singapore