MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Binibining Pilipinas Supranational 2017 Chanel Olive Thomas ended her journey with a Top 10 finish at the Miss Supranational 2017 held in Poland on Friday, December 1 (Saturday, December 2, Manila time).
Chanel did not make it to the Top 5 but went home with the Miss Friendship award.
On Instagram, Chanel said: "Destined to always be Miss Friendship. Thank you girls."
Destined to always be Miss Friendship. Thank you girls #GodlyConfident #MissSupranationalPhilippines2017 #MissSupranational2017 #ChanelOlive A post shared by Chanel Olive (@chanelolive_) on Dec 1, 2017 at 5:10pm PST
Binibining Pilipinas Charities Incorporated congratulated Chanel for finishing well in her competition.
"BPCI chair Mrs. Stella Marquez Araneta wishes to congratulate Chanel Olive Thomas and thank her for representing the Philippines at this year’s Miss Supranational pageant in Poland. Bright and bubbly, Chanel has always been a ray of sunshine and her personality and passion shone through to give her a Miss Friendship and Top 10 finish."
Jenny Kim of Korea won the title of Miss Supranational 2017
The following who made it to the Top 5 are:
Chanel, who won Miss Philippines Air in 2015, is a model and former girlfriend of actor Jake Cuenca. She was voted as Miss Friendship in the Bb Pilipinas pageant in April. (READ: 6 fun facts: Bb Pilipinas Supranational 2017 Chanel Olive Thomas)
Here are the winners:
Miss Supranational 2017 – Jenny Kim, Korea
1st runner-up – Tica Martinez, Colombia
2nd runner-up – Bianca Tirsin, Romania
3rd runner-up – Bitaniya Yosef, Ethiopia
4th runner-up– Larissa Santiago, Puerto Rico