Tension grew as names were read out from the fourth runner up to the winner on Sept. 5, won by to Reabetse Sechoaro from South Africa.
It was the second time that Thailand was chosen to hold this event and host the glamorous ladies from across Asia, Europe, South Pacific, Australia, New Zealand and Africa.
The long legged contestants pose for a group photo at Sea Sand Sun Resort and Spa.
The pinnacle of the evening is a spectacular swimsuit designed by Sharan Komolsignhsakul of SiSi Bangkok, encrusted with diamonds from Belgium, with crystals and gold imported from India worth about 200,000 baht.
The color theme was purple which represents orchids, a symbol of Thai hospitality.
The event was aimed at enhancing cooperation between contestants with diverse backgrounds and promoting the Thai fashion industry to the world.
(L to R) Ruby Colle from New Zealand (4th Runner Up), Ngoc Oanh from Vietnam (3rd Runner Up), Reabetswe Sechoaro from South Africa (winner), Zhang Jiahui from China (1st Runner Up), and Bruna Filipa Monteiro from Portugal (2nd Runner Up).
Sharan (left) of SiSi Bangkok talks to PMTV about her diamond and gold bikini worn by Miss Vietnam.