ABS-CBN sports host Laura Lehmann won the title of Miss World Philippines 2017 on Sunday evening, September 3. The beauty pageant’s coronation night was held at the Mall of Asia.
Laura will represent the Philippines at the upcoming Miss World competition which will be held on November 18 at Sanya, China.
Laura Lehmann wins the title of Miss World Philippines 2017.
The former Ateneo de Manila University courtside reporter won out of 35 candidates who joined the pageant. She also won special awards such as Multimedia challenge Fast Track winner, Miss Cosmo Skin and Miss BYS Philippines,
Actress Teresita Ssen “Winwyn” Marquez won as Miss Reina Hispanoamericana Filipinas 2017 and will represent the country in Bolivia. It’s the first time that the country will join the said pageant, which began only in 1991.
Winwyn also won other special awards including Miss Savoy Hotel Boracay, Talent fast track, and Miss Bench Body/Beach beauty fast track.
The other major winners of the Miss World Philippines 2017 pageant are:
Miss Multinational Philippines 2017 – Sophia Senoron
Miss Eco Philippines 2017- Cynthia Thomalla
First Princess-Glyssa Leiann Perez
Second Princess – Zara Carbonell
Cynthia Thomalla also won special awards such as Miss Blue Water Day Spa, Miss Photogenic, Best in Long Gown, and Top model fast track.
Special awards also went to the following contestants:
Miss Best Skin -Janela Cuaton
Zalora People’s Choice – Kathryn Cudiamat
Miss FILA/ Sports fast track -Glyssa Leaian Perez
More on Laura Lehmann
In 2014, Laura also joined another beauty contest- the Binibining Pilipinas. She almost won the contest when she finished first runner up.
Laura hosts sports events for ABS-CBN Sports like the Upfront at the UAAP, and the Premier Volleyball League.
A sports enthusiast herself, Laura used to play touch rugby and softball in her younger days, according to ABS-CBN sports.
She attended the Assumption College, Beacon International School and then International School of Manila for her grade school trough high school. She took up Psychology in the United States, and also Neuro Science, and Spanish Studies.
Becoming popular as a TV sports personality, the 23-year-old beauty had become an endorser of telecom brands, hair care, and other products.