- Miss Laos Payengxa Lor traveled 48 hours to compete in Miss Universe.
- Lor’s trip to the competition, which is in New Orleans this year, included five stops.
- Lor is the first Miss Laos to reach the top 16 in Miss Universe history.
The Miss Universe competition it brings together amazing women from all over the world, and some have to travel much longer distances than others to reach the pageant stage.
During the beginning of the 71st Annual Miss Universe Competition On Saturday, it was revealed that Miss Laos Payengxa Lor had the longest journey.
Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray and “Access Hollywood” star Zuri Hall, who served as backstage correspondents for the show, revealed that Lor traveled 48 hours to attend the pageant, which will take place this year in New Orleans, Louisiana. Lor’s journey included five stops.
The hosts of Miss Universe added that Miss USA R’Bonney Gabriel he had the shortest commute of all the contestants, driving four hours from his hometown of Houston, Texas.
Miss Universe hosts Olivia Culpo and Jeannie Mai-Jenkins revealed during the broadcast that Lor was in the top 16, becoming the first Miss Laos to reach the semifinals in Miss Universe history.
Lor is the first Hmong woman to compete in the Miss Universe competition, according to her Biography.
The pageant queen taught herself English and became an English teacher. She works as a motivational speaker, volunteers for the underprivileged, and has a silver medal in taekwondo.
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