Stunning Melanie Cruz was crowned as the winner of Teen Universe 2018 pageant last night. She represented the country of Cuba in the pageant which was held at the Rubén Darío National Theater, Nicaragua. She battled out 20 other contestants to claim the title of Teen Universe 2018. Melanie Cruz succeeds Srishti Kaur from India as the new winner.
At the same event, Allison Robert of Mexico was declared as first runner-up and Kristy Gonzales of Dominican Republic was declared as the second runner up. Miss Mexico also won two subtitles namely Best Face and Best National Costume. The subtitle of Best Hair went to Cuba, Miss Sympathy to Paraguay, Best Regional Dance to Panama, Best Silhouette to Puerto Rico, Best Night Costume to Cuba and Best Director to Dominican Republic. The final placement of the contestants is as below:
1st Runner-up: Mexico
2nd Runner-up: Dominican Repiblic
Puerto Rico, Panama, Ecuador
Teen Universe is a pageant created to give opportunities to teen age girls from across the globe. It has often been praised for its quality of production and format, which resembles a bit with Miss Universe.