Annalie in a red gown at the Miss Grand International 2013 competition.
Image courtesy of Miss Grand International website

After Ara Arida‘s 3rd runner-up finish in Miss Universe 2013 in Moscow, Russia, another Filipina nearly took home the crown last November 19, 2013 in the recently concluded Miss Grand International 2013 beauty pageant in Bangkok, Thailand. Annalie “Ali” Forbes of the Philippines competed again Miss Dominican Republic, Miss Slovac Republic, Miss Australia, and Miss Puerto Rico in the top five. Miss Puerto Rico’s Rico Janalee Chaparro was eventually crowned the overall pageant winner. 

Watch the crowning moment here:

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