Venezuela won its ninth Miss International crown. Andrea Rubio, 24 years old, was crowned Miss International this Thursday in Tokyo, Japan. Sofía Osío from Colombia was the first runner-up followed by Camila Díaz from Peru. The top five were rounded out with the contestants from Bolivia and the Philippines.
There were also continental queens. The winners are as follows:
"Venezuela! We did it! We are officially waking up to a new international queen. Our very own Andrea Rubio won the ninth Miss International crown for our country, with her unmatched beauty, personality and impeccable participation," the Miss Venezuela Organization posted on its X account (formerly Twitter).
Andrea Rubio was born in Caracas. She is a journalist and graduated from the University of La Sabana in Chía, Colombia with a degree in Audiovisual and Multimedia Communication with an emphasis on Corporate Social Responsibility. Rubio speaks English and Spanish.
She is interested in the arts. She has taken dance lessons since she was a child. She has also been involved in Olympic gymnastics, flamenco, ballet and urban dance.
The new Miss International worked with the foundation Comparte Por Una Vida Colombia. She worked on the 'Dignity Campaign for Migrant Girls.' The campaign's slogan was 'I Take Care of Myself, I Protect Myself.' She promoted various programs to help immigrant women on the Colombian-Venezuelan border.