Published: Thursday 11 January, 2018

Miss PH Katarina Rodriguez Leaves for Miss Intercontinental 2017 in Egypt

Katarina Rodriguez, the Philippines’ bet for Miss Intercontinental 2017, left for Egypt yesterday, January 10. The Miss Intercontinental 2017 finals will be held on January 26.

Katarina Rodriguez Miss Intercontinental 2017

Will Katarina bring home the Miss Intercontinental 2017 crown? (Instagram/Katarina Rodriguez)

On her Instagram, Katarina posted photos with well-wishers before she departed for Egypt at NAIA Terminal 2. Aside from family and friends, fans were also present to wish her good luck and, hopefully, bring home the Miss Intercontinental 2017 crown.

“My heart is so full. ❤️ I almost cried because of you guys, always surprising me & supporting me full force. 🙏🏼@katarinarodri_katroopers you all are the sweetest supporters ever! Mahal ko kayo, my mga moons,” she wrote.

Seventy contestants from Australia to Zimbabwe are competing in Egypt. Miss Intercontinental 2017 was originally scheduled late last year but was moved to January 26.

Online voting for Miss Intercontinental is still open until January 21. There is no limit on how many times we can vote. Katarina Rodriguez needs out votes. The winner of online voting will automatically enter the semis.

At present, Katarina is in second place. Miss Paraguay leads online voting results.