Miss Venezuela Amanda Dudamel, Miss USA R’Bonney Gabriel, Miss Puerto Rico Ashley Cariño, Miss Curaçao Gabriëla Dos Santos and Miss Dominican Republic Andreína Martínez were named the Top 5 candidates in the Miss Universe pageant.

Meanwhile, Miss Thailand Anna Sueangam-iam was named the recipient of the Impact Wave Leadership Award. It was given by fellow Thai and new owner of Miss Universe herself, Anne Jakrajutatip.

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During the preliminary competition, Sueangam-iam made waves on social media after wearing a gown made of soda can pull tabs in tribute to her garbage collector parents.