Michele Gumabao appears to already be in prime competition shape to vie for the Binibining Pilipinas 2018 crown as the contest nears.
A couple of photos posted by the pageant's Facebook page show Gumabao posing in a blue leopard-print bikini as Binibini #19.
What's also seen is her incredibly lean physique, far from her build back when she was active in club volleyball.
After news broke out of her intention to vie for the Bb. Pilipinas, Gumabao has wasted little time in proving doubters wrong.
We're all familiar with her competitive spirit on the volleyball court, and it looks like it was easily translated to the peagent stage, as seen from her stunning transformation as a fearsome opposite hitter into a svelte beauty queen.