MANILA, Philippines – Another Filipina beauty queen has triumphed on the world stage after Meiji Cruz was named the winner of Miss CosmoWorld 2022 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Wednesday, November 30.
Meiji was crowned alongside first runner-up Amaliya Shakirova of Uzbekistan, and second runner-up Onnapun of Thailand.
As the winner, Meiji walked away with $100,000 and RM 1,055,000 worth of prizes.
A pageant veteran, Meiji previously finished as second runner-up at the Binibining Pilipinas pageant in 2021.
Based in Kuala Lumpur, Miss CosmoWorld is run by Miss Chinese Cosmos 2004 Carrie Lee. – Rappler.com