23-year-old Sophida Kanchajanarin was crowned Miss Universe Thailand Saturday night. She will represent Thailand at the 2018 Miss Universe Pageant. She has a degree in Business Administration, major in finance at th University of Nevada and is currently working as a manager of Thai Military Bank.
The rest of the top 5 include Thitaree Kasorn, 1st Runner Up; Jubjib Palita, 2nd Runner Up; Praveenar “Veena” Sing, 3rd Runner Up; and Valentina Giardullo Ploy 4th Runner Up.
Thailand has made the semifinals of Miss Universe for the past 3 consecutive years and has won the crown two times, in 1965 with Apasra Hongsakula and in 1988 with Porntip Nakhirunkanok.