Pinoy athletes celebrate Catriona Gray's Miss Universe 2018 victory

ABS-CBN Sports on Dec 17, 2018 02:31 PM
Pinoy athletes celebrate Catriona Gray's Miss Universe win
Check out some of the best online reactions to Catriona Gray's momentous Miss Universe victory. (Photo from Catriona's Instagram @catriona_gray)

Filipino sports stars all came together to celebrate the triumph of the Philippines' own Catriona Gray and her Miss Universe 2018 victory Monday.

The 24-year-old Filipino-Australian was crowned Miss Universe to bring back the title to the Philippines since Pia Wurtzbach last won in 2015. 

Pinoy athletes were already in awe after her viral slow-motion twirl and her overall swagger, but they fell in love even more after Gray's inspiring answers on the mic.

Ateneo star and UAAP Season 81 Finals MVP Thirdy Ravena shared a short anecdote about Gray moments after her victory.

Meanwhile, Creamline Cool Smasher and Premier Volleyball League MVP Alyssa Valdez chimed in to praise the newly-crowned Miss Universe. 

Creamline libero Melissa Gohing had time for jokes as she congratulated Catriona. 

Meanwhile, PetroGazz Angel Jessey de Leon expressed her pride for the Philippines and love for Catriona. 

Ginebra point guard LA Tenorio proudly congratulated his workout buddy for the win. 

Former Ateneo setter Ish Polvorosa treated Catriona's victory as an early Christmas gift for the entire nation. 

Below are some of the rest of the online reactions to Gray's momentous victory. 

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