Pinay named first runner-up in Miss Teen Universe 2012 pageant
Screenshot of Clarisse Obia’s photo as posted on ABS-CBNNews.com.
ABS-CBNNews.com reports that 19-year-old Clarisse Marie Obia won first runner-up in this year’s Miss Teen Universe pageant. The coronation night was held at the Hall of the Ruben Dario National Theater in Managua, Nicaragua on April 30. According to the report, Obia "bested hopefuls from Costa Rica, Canada, Margarita Island, and Brazil, who were also among the top six finalists."
The report noted that Obia is a student from Lyceum of the Philippines University and that she "was chosen by the Bb. Unibersidad organization to represent the country after earning a top ten spot in its inaugural pageant last year." Obia hails from Biñan, Laguna.
The report revealed that the Miss Teen Universe title went to Panama’s Sasha Nikyta Kam.
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