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Friday, January 26, 2018

Repost: Katarina Rodriguez is 1st Runner-up in Miss Intercontinental 2017

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Katarina Rodriguez was a whisker away from making history on Wednesday (Manila time) as she placed first runner-up in the Miss Intercontinental 2017 pageant. 

Rodriguez finished behind Veronica Salas Vallejo of Mexico during the coronation night held at the SUNRISE Garden Beach Resort in Hurghada, Egypt. 

Here are the winners:

Miss Intercontinental 2017 - Veronica Salas Vallejo of Mexico

1st runner-up - Katarina Rodriguez of Philippines

2nd runner-up - Cathelijne Heppenhuis of Netherlands

3rd runner-up - Amanda Cardoso of Brazil

4th runner-up - Lizeth Villanueva of Colombia

5th runner-up - Lee Su Jin of Korea

'MERAKI'

During the question and answer portion, Rodriguez was asked what is the most important thing that she learned in joining Miss Intercontinental.

Her answer was "The most important thing that I have learned in joining Miss Intercontinental is an Arabic word named after one of the Sunrise Resorts and that is Meraki. It means to do all things with passion, soul, and creativity."

"When I heard this word and its definition, it resonated with me 'til now and I think it will for the rest of my life. Therefore, that is the most important thing I learned while participating at Miss Intercontinental."

"That is to do all things with soul, passion, and creativity."

During the pageant's finals night, the 24-year-old Filipina was also declared as Miss Intercontinental Asia and Oceania. She placed third in the pageant's online voting.

Rodriguez first came to prominence when she joined cycle 2 of Asia's Next Top Model in 2014 and came in second place.

The Philippines, despite its status as a powerhouse in the world of pageantry, has never won the elusive Miss Intercontinental title. 

The closest, before Rodriguez, was back in 2015 when Christi Lynn McGarry also finished 1st runner-up. 

29 comments:

  1. Napanod ko sa net yung snippet ng telecast. Hindi pala prestigeous tong pageant na to. Sayang si katarina. I think she deserves better.

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    1. Same thoughts! Sayang. But at least she placed kahit runner up lang. I still think she deserves better though. I feel like mas malaki sana ang chance nya kung sa Miss International sya pinasok.

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  2. lol, naalala ko si mariel, diya lang talaga hindi naka place, inuna kasi yabang. buti nga, kulelat sa mga kabatch niya

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    1. True. Ultimo itong candidate ng last pageant ng batch nila humakot pa rin.

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    2. Di nmn kse ata nya deserve yung title nya..sikat lng parents. Mema lng

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    3. galing ng sagot

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    4. Maganda si Katarina.picture pa lang panalo na

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    5. Yung Miss International Philippines 2014, si Bianca Guidotti, clapper din sa Miss International, siya lang din clapper sa batch nya, dahil like Mariel, reigning queen din ang Philippines that time. It seems like a trend in Miss International, kasi even Miss Venezuela last last year na maganda din e clapper dahil reigning nun ang Miss Venezuela. So Mariel was just a victim of circumstance, but she is stunning, out spoken lang siya.

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    6. Mariel is too out-spoken Kaya OUT AGAD!

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    7. nothing wrong w/ being outspoken - arrogante at mapanglait sya. mas matindi hindi nya ma defend or justify ang mga comments nya ergo, blow hard sya.

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    8. I don’t get the Mariel shaming here. So she is outspoken, problema ba yun? If her opinions are unpopular ibig sabihin ba nun mali na sya? Hindi ba dapat whatever differences we have dapat kung nasa bandera na ng pilipinas dapat support tayo dahil representative natin yun. Ako ayoko kay Pacquiao as a politician and i cringe sa mga ginagawa nya pero kapag may laban sya, bilang pilipino, I support my kababayan kase bandila natin yung nakataya. Nag women empowerment pa tayo kung hihiyain din lang natin ang mga babae na nagpapahayag.

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    9. Mga kampon ni Mocha at dugong kasi yan.

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    10. Eto na naman itong mga Dutertards na ito.
      Dyusko magbago na kayo!
      At least si Mariel, kayang ipaglaban ang nasasaisip niya.
      E kayong mga dutertards?
      Nga pala, mga zombies pala kayo, mga walang brains! LOL

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  3. Wow. Ang ganda ng sagot niya.

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  4. Na-impressed ako sa sagot nya.

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  5. COngrats at leAst first runner up hindi clapper lang

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    1. Oo at hiondi bitter na kagaya mo!
      Ha ha ha

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  6. Congrats, Katarina! You did well!

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  7. Congratulations 🎊

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  8. She's not deserving

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    1. Sino ang deserving? Ikaw? Tulog na Mariel.

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  9. She worked really hard for the crown πŸ‘‘ πŸ‘ΈπŸ½ congratulations! πŸ‘πŸ½

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  10. Marami na tayong nasayang na kandidata sa pageant na to. Ang gaganda ng pindadala natin. Ilan beses nagkaroon ng dayaan.

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    1. Agree. Si McGarry noon at yung taga Cebu na maganda. Tapos pangit ang mananalo.Dapat 1st runner up na lang ipadala dyan.

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  11. naganap na pala toh, nagulat nalang ako results na

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  12. kahit di yan major beau con, congrats pa din katarina. ayan mariel, ikaw ang nag-iisang waley binatbat sa lahat ng beauty queens this year. kayabangan mo kasi, hihihi

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  13. Taray nung sagot may sense! Hindi pang beauty queen na answer.siguro kung matangkad pa to ng berilayt pinanalo ng miss u ph.

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  14. Ang bongga ng sagot!! Congrats!

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