Miss Universe 2010 Ximena Navarrete: ‘My favorites to win the MU crown’

Published May 14, 2021, 8:05 PM

by Robert Requintina

Miss Universe 2010 Ximena Navarrete of Mexico (Instagram)

It’s that time of the year when Miss Universe 2010 Ximena Navarrete of Mexico would reveal her favorite candidates for Miss Universe beauty pageant.

On the 69th year of the prestigious competition, Ximena named her 21 favorite candidates for Miss Universe 2020 on Instagram last May 13.

Ximena reminded pageant fans that this is only an opinion and that her favorites do not necessarily mean that they will become winners.

The Mexican beauty queen also appealed to pageant fans not to take her choices personally or seriously if they don’t see their favorite girls on her list.

Ximena said that since she won the Miss Universe crown, she made good guesses at who will win the competition.

The grand finals of the 69th Miss Universe Competition will be held in Florida on May 16 (May 17 in Manila). Without further ado, here are the top 20 candidates of Ximena for the title of Miss Universe 2020:

Miss Mexico Andrea Meza
Miss South Africa Natasha Joubert
Miss Peru Janick Maceta del Castillo
Miss Puerto Rico Estefania Soto
Miss Nicaragua Ana Marcelo
Miss Thailand Amanda Obdam
Miss Romania Bianca Lorena Tirsin
Miss Curacao Chantal Wiertz
Miss USA Asya Branch
Miss Brazil Julia Gama
Miss Chile Daniela Nicolas
Miss Australia Maria Thattil
Miss Jamaica Miqueal-Symone Williams
Miss Dominican Republic Kimberly Jimenez
Miss Czech Republic Klara Vavruskova
Miss India Adine Castelino
Miss France Amandine Petit
Miss Russia Alina Sanko
Miss Bolivia Lenka Nemer
Miss Argentina Alina Luz Akselrad
Miss Philippines Rabiya Mateo