Binibining Pilipinas 2018

Binibining Pilipinas 2018 was the 55th edition of Binibining Pilipinas, that took place at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City, Philippines on March 18, 2018.[1]

Binibining Pilipinas 2018
Catriona Gray with iconic tristar and sun earpiece, in Mak Tumang Swarovski gem-embellished "Mayon" evening number.jpg
DateMarch 18, 2018
PresentersCoronation night:
Richard Gutierrez
Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach
Nicole Cordoves
Road to the Crown Primer:
Robi Domingo
EntertainmentJay R, Daryl Ong, Jason Dy, and Daniel Padilla
VenueSmart Araneta Colliseum, Quezon City
BroadcasterABS-CBN
Entrants40
Placements25
WinnerCatriona Gray
Albay Flag.png Oas, Albay
CongenialityMarie Sherry Ann Tormes
Albay Flag.png Polangui, Albay
Best National CostumeCatriona Gray
Albay Flag.png Oas, Albay
PhotogenicEva Psychee Patalinjug
Flag of Cebu (province).svg Cebu City
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Miss Universe 2017 Top 10 finalist Rachel Peters crowned her successor Catriona Elisa Gray as Miss Universe Philippines 2018 at the end of the event while Binibining Pilipinas International 2017 Maria Angelica de Leon crowned Ahtisa Manalo as Binibining Pilipinas-International.[2]

The pageant also awarded four titles to participants in minor international beauty pageants: Miss Intercontinental 2017 first runner-up Katarina Rodriguez crowned Karen Gallman as Binibining Pilipinas-Intercontinental; Miss Supranational 2017 Top 10 Chanel Olive Thomas crowned Jehza Huelar as Binibining Pilipinas-Supranational; Miss Grand International 2017 second runner-up Elizabeth Clenci crowned Eva Psychee Patalinjug as Binibining Pilipinas-Grand International; and, The Miss Globe 2017 first runner-up Nelda Ibe crowned Michele Theresa Gumabao as Binibining Pilipinas-Globe.[2] Vickie Marie Rushton was named first runner-up and Samantha Mae Bernardo was named second runner-up.[2]

This pageant marks the emerald edition of the Binibining Pilipinas pageant.[3] To mark the occasion, new crowns were designed for the incoming titleholders, and, for the first time, crowns were also awarded to the first and second runners-up.

ResultsEdit

Six titles were awarded to participate internationally (2 titles from the Big Four international beauty pageants and 4 minor international beauty pageants) and two runner-up positions were given in the following order:

Final result Contestant
Miss Universe Philippines 2018
Miss International Philippines 2018
  • Bb. #17Maria Ahtisa Manalo
Miss Supranationa Philippines 2018
  • Bb. #31Jehza Mae Huelar
Miss Grand Philippines 2018
  • Bb. #32Eva Psychee Patalinjug
Miss Intercontinental Philippines 2018
Miss Globe Philippines 2018
1st Runner-up
  • Bb. #1 – Vickie Marie Rushton
2nd Runner-up
  • Bb. #14 – Samantha Mae Bernardo
Top 15
  • Bb. #3 – Murielle Adrienne Orais
  • Bb. #11 – Maria Andrea Abesamis
  • Bb. #15 – Juliana Kapeundl
  • Bb. #21 – Anjame Magbitang
  • Bb. #24 – Edjelyn Joy Gamboa
  • Bb. #26 – Wynonah Van Joy Buot
  • Bb. #35 – Sandra Lemonon
Top 25
  • Bb. #4 – Ana Patricia Asturias
  • Bb. #7 – Sigrid Grace Flores
  • Bb. #8 – Marie Sherry Ann Tormes
  • Bb. #9 – Agatha Lei Romero
  • Bb. #10 – Kayesha Clauden Chua
  • Bb. #13 – Kristie Rose Cequeña
  • Bb. #23 – Ena Louis Velasco
  • Bb. #34 – Mary Joy de Castro
  • Bb. #37 – Patrizia Mariah Garcia
  • Bb. #39 – Trixia Marie Maraña

Special Awards IIEdit

Results Contestant Ref.
Pitoy Moreno Best in National Costume Bb. #20 – Catriona Gray [2]
Miss Jag Denim Queen Bb. #20 – Catriona Gray
Reader’s Choice Bb. #14 – Samantha Mae Bernardo
Best in Talent Bb. #8 – Shane Tormes
Miss Friendship Bb. #8 – Shane Tormes
Face of Binibini (Miss Photogenic) Bb. #32 – Eva Psychee Patalinjug
Binibining PAL Bb. #3 – Muriel Orais
Best in Swimsuit Bb. #20 – Catriona Gray
Best in Long Gown Bb. #20 – Catriona Gray
Miss Creamsilk Bb. #19 – Michelle Gumabao

Special Awards IEdit

Results Contestant Ref.
Miss Ever Bilena Bb. #20 – Catriona Elisa Gray
Miss Blackwater Bb. #19 – Michele Theresa Gumabao
Miss EB Advance Bb. #3 – Murielle Adrienne Orais
Miss Careline Bb. #1 – Vickie Marie Rushton

Official contestantsEdit

40 contestants competed for the six coveted titles.[4]

No. Contestant Age Height Hometown
1 Vickie Marie Rushton 25 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) Talisay, Negros Occidental
2 Katherine Jane Ventura 22 1.67 m (5 ft 5 12 in) Antipolo City, Rizal
3 Murielle Adrienne Orais 26 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) Cebu City, Cebu
4 Ana Patricia Asturias 25 1.67 m (5 ft 5 12 in) Tacloban City, Leyte
5 Rose Marie Murphy 25 1.67 m (5 ft 5 12 in) Butuan City, Agusan del Norte
6 Janice Roman 25 1.66 m (5 ft 5 12 in) Manila City, Metro Manila
7 Sigrid Grace Flores 25 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) Panganiban, Catanduanes
8 Marie Sherry Ann Quintana Tormes 26 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) Mandaluyong City
9 Agatha Lei Romero 23 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) Quezon City, Metro Manila
10 Kayesha Clauden Chua 25 1.69 m (5 ft 6 12 in) Legazpi City, Albay
11 Maria Andrea Abesamis 26 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) Pasig City, Metro Manila
12 Janette Roanne Sturm 26 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) General Santos City, South Cotabato
13 Kristie Rose Cequeña 26 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) Santa Rosa City, Laguna
14 Samantha Mae Bernardo 25 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) Puerto Princesa City, Palawan
15 Juliana Kapeundl 26 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) Balayan, Batangas
16 Annalita Vizcarra 23 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) Murcia, Negros Occidental
17 Maria Ahtisa Manalo 20 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) Candelaria, Quezon
18 Rosantonette Mendoza 26 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in) Mandaluyong City
19 Michele Theresa Gumabao 25 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) Quezon City, Metro Manila
20 Catriona Elisa Gray 24 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) Oas, Albay
21 Anjame Magbitang 19 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) Hagonoy, Bulacan
22 Sophia Juliann Baino 24 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) Nasugbu, Batangas
23 Ena Louis Velasco 25 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in) Bacolod City
24 Edjelyn Joy Gamboa 25 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) Roxas, Oriental Mindoro
25 Jerelleen Rodriguez 25 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) Nasugbu, Batangas
26 Wynonah Van Joy Buot 24 1.71 m (5 ft 7 12 in) Tibiao, Cebu
27 Henna Kaizelle Cajandig 25 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) Tacurong City, Sultan Kudarat
28 Angelica Mae Corbe 24 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) Legazpi City, Albay
29 Samantha Kaye Avestruz 20 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) Barugo, Leyte
30 Sarah Margarette Joson 24 1.67 m (5 ft 5 12 in) Manila City, Metro Manila
31 Jehza Mae Huelar 23 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) Davao City, Davao del Sur
32 Eva Psychee Patalinjug 23 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) Cebu City
33 Stephanie Joy Abellanida 22 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) Pigcawayan, North Cotabato
34 Mary Joy de Castro 22 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) Tagum City, Davao del Norte
35 Sandra Lemonon 23 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) Pasig City, Metro Manila
36 Loren Mar Artajos 27 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) Laoag City, Ilocos Norte
37 Patrizia Mariah Garcia 24 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) Cainta, Rizal
38 Karen Juanita Gallman 25 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) Ubay, Bohol
39 Trixia Marie Maraña 25 1.66 m (5 ft 5 12 in) Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental
40 Angelie Aubrey Asuncion 24 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) Casiguran, Sorsogon

JudgesEdit

The following were the judges for the 2018 edition of the pageant:[5]

Crossovers and returneesEdit

Contestants who previously competed in the previous editions of Binibining Pilipinas, in other local beauty pageants or in international reality modeling competition:[6][7]

Post-pageant notesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Catriona Gray crowned Miss Universe-PH to lead all winners in Bb. Pilipinas 2018 pageant". Interaksyon. March 19, 2018. Retrieved February 28, 2019.
  2. ^ a b c d Custudio, Arlo (March 19, 2018). "FULL LIST: Winners of Binibining Pilipinas 2018". Manila Times. Retrieved February 28, 2019.
  3. ^ "FEARLESS FORECAST | Top picks for Bb. Pilipinas 2018". Interaksyon. March 18, 2018. Retrieved February 28, 2019.
  4. ^ Dumaual, Mario (January 1, 2018). "FULL LIST: Official Top 40 candidates of Bb. Pilipinas 2018". ABS-CBN News. Retrieved February 28, 2019.
  5. ^ "Binibining Pilipinas 2018: Panel of Judges". ABS-CBN. March 19, 2018. Retrieved February 28, 2019.
  6. ^ "55 beauties eye Binibining Pilipinas 2017 crown". ABS-CBN News. February 27, 2017. Retrieved February 28, 2019.
  7. ^ a b c d e f Tayag, Voltaire E. (January 29, 2018). "The road to Bb. Pilipinas 2018: Crossovers and Returnees". Rappler. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  8. ^ "Miss Philippines Trixia Maria Maraña bags Miss Asia 2016 crown". GMA News. August 20, 2016. Retrieved February 27, 2018.
  9. ^ a b c d e Lo, Ricky (March 17, 2018). "Catriona & other 'Crossover' queens". Philippine Star. Retrieved March 27, 2018.
  10. ^ "Miss World Fame Catriona Gray Returns To Reclaim Her Glory at Miss Universe 2018". The Kaleidoscope of Pageantry. January 8, 2018. Retrieved February 28, 2019.
  11. ^ Guinto, Joel (December 17, 2018). "Catriona Gray crowned Miss Universe". ABS-CBN News. Retrieved December 17, 2018.