23-year-old On-anong Homsombath was appointed Miss Universe Laos 2018. She finished first runner-up at the 2017 Miss Universe Laos pageant. The announcement was made on the pageant’s official Facebook page on Monday, July 23. She will represent her country at this year’s Miss Universe later in the year.
Homsombath is an international relations graduate from the University of Kaposvár in Hungary. She worked for the Mekong River Commission, and has participated in various education exchange programs in Southeast Asia, Japan and the USA.