Pauline Amelinckx thankful as she advances to Miss Supranational’s SupraChat Top 10

June 23, 2023 - 1:41 PM
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Miss Supranational Philippines 2023 Pauline Amelinckx in this photo posted on her Instagram on June 22, 2023 (paulineamelinckx/Instagram)

(Updated; June 23, 11:07 p.m.)  Philippine bet Pauline Amelinckx shared that she is “super grateful” after advancing to the Top 10 of Miss Supranational 2023‘s online challenge on Thursday.

The 27-year-old Boholana beauty is representing the country in the 14th edition of the Poland-based beauty pageant which will crown its titleholder at the Strzelecki Park Amphitheater on July 14.

In the latest developments of the competition, Pauline topped her “SupraChat” group on June 22, making her enter the Top 10 of the semi-final round of the online challenge.

The “SupraChat” challenge features delegates being divided into ten groups and individually undergoing interviews.

For the tenth episode, bets from the Philippines, Japan, Korea, Indonesia, United States, Hong Kong, Zimbabwe and Ukraine participated.

Winners will be determined from online views and the votes that they have garnered from their fans through the Miss Supranational app.

Pauline won in her group, making her advance to the online contest’s semi-finals.

She expressed her gratitude in the comments section of an Instagram post announcing her win in the particular round.

“INCREDIBLY GRATEFUL FOR THIS (sparkling, hugging, and Philippine flag emojis) Thank you to everyone who watched this episode and cast their vote (heart hands emoji),” Pauline wrote in the comments.

She also reshared the announcement through an IG Story she uploaded on Thursday with the text:

PHILIPPINES (Philippine flag emojis)

I am so grateful for this opportunity to highlight the Philippines and my story, too. THIS IS JUST THE START. To everyone who watched the episode and voted, DAGHANG SALAMAT! [Thank you very much] You have made this possible (red heart, heart hands, revolving hearts emojis)

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Instagram Story posted by Miss Supranational Philippines 2023 Pauline Amelinckx on June 22, 2023 (Screengrab by paulineamelinckx/Instagram)

Pauline hopes to give the Philippines its second Miss Supranational crown ten years after it was won by Mutya Johanna Datul of Isabela, the first Asian and first Filipino to win the beauty pageant title.

The Miss Supranational pageant is an annual beauty competition describing itself as “a platform for aspirational, inspirational women.”

The current titleholder is Lalela Mswane of South Africa.