PVL: Gumabao bags two special awards, top 15 in Miss Globe
ABS-CBN Sports on Oct 22, 2018 07:13 AM
Michele Gumabao won two special awards and finished at top 15 of the 2018 Miss Globe. (Photo courtesy of www.themissglobe.com)
Michele Gumabao made the Philippines proud by winning two special awards and landing a spot in the Top 15 in the 2018 Miss Globe held in Tirana, Albania early Monday (PHI time).
The Creamline Cool Smashers opposite hitter bagged the Miss Social Media and Dream Girl awards while finishing at the Top 15 in her first-ever shot at representing the PHI outside of the volleyball court.
Gumabao, who was a part of the national team that saw action in the Asian Senior Women’s Volleyball Championship in China back in 2015, garnered 30.22% of the online votes to capture the Miss Social Media award ahead of Miss Colombia, host Albania, Portugal and Ukraine.
Gumabao joined the representatives of Canada, Russia, Australia, Turkey, Brazil, Vietnam, China, Myanmar, Italy, Estonia, France, Albania, Portugal, and Romania in the Top 15.
China’s Yo Yizhou won the crown while Australia’s Montana Farrah Seaton placed first runner up.
Rounding up the top five were Perihan Koz of Turkey (2nd runner up), Italy’s Rosa Fariello and Albania’s Alba Bajrami.