Marcela Ohio from Brazil was crowned winner of Miss International Queen 2013 transgender beauty pageant held in Pattaya, southeastern Thailand Friday, Nov. 1, 2013.

Marceelo Ohio, Shantell D'Marco, Nethnapada KanrayanonFrom 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.

Marcelo Ohio, Kevin Balot

Ohio is congratulated by Miss International Queen 2012 Kevin Balot of the Philippines, right, after winning the pageant.

Top 10:

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

Special Awards:

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