Uganda’s Evelyn Namatovu Kironde is the second runner up at the just concluded Miss International Contest in Japan.
Namatovu takes the third position at this year’s contest, with the crown ultimately being handed to Sireethorn Leearamwat, the first-ever winner from Thailand. Mexico’s Andrea Toscano was named first runner-up.
Namatovu was also crowned as the contestant with the best swim suit at the event that had contestants from 83 countries.
It should be noted that this year’s edition is the biggest turnout in the Miss International pageant’s history. This year’s contest revolved around the theme of love, beauty and peace.
Miss International is a Japanese-based international beauty pageant organized by The International Culture Association. The pageant was first held in 1960.
Miss International is the fourth largest pageant in the world, after with Miss World, Miss Universe, and Miss Earth.