María José Lora From Peru Crowned Miss Grand International 2017

María José Lora From Peru Wins Miss Grand International 2017

María José Lora from Peru was crowned as Miss Grand International 2017 in the fifth edition of Miss Grand International, which took place on 25th October 2017 at Vinpearl Resort & Villas, Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam. At the conclusion of the pageant, Ariska Putri Pertiwi from Indonesia passed on her crown to her successor.


At the same event, Tulia Aleman from Venezuela was titled as the first runner up, Elizabeth Durado Clenci from Philippines was adjudged as the second runner up, Brenda Azaria Jiménez Hernández from Puerto Rico was titled as the third runner up and Nikola Uhlirová from Czech Republic finished as the fourth runner up.

This year 77 countries competed for the title of Miss Grand International 2017. The grand finale of the pageant was hosted by former runner up of Miss Grand International 2016, Nicole Cordoves and Filipino actor, Xian Lim. The show went live on  Thai Channel 7 and the official Facebook Page of Miss Grand International Organization.

The grand finale was judged by former Miss Grand International winners, Lees Garcia, Janelee Chapparo, Claire Parker and other esteemed people from Vietnamese business industry.

Complete Results


Fourth Runner Up: Czech Republic
Third Runner Up: Puerto Rico
Second Runner Up: Philippines
First Second Runner Up: Venezuela
Miss Grand International 2017: Peru

Top 20 Quarter Finalists

  1. Ukraine – Snizhana Tanchuk
  2. Australia – Kassandra Kashian
  3. Czech Republic – Nikola Uhlirová
  4. Paraguay – Lia Aymara Duarte Ashmore
  5. Mexico – Yoana Gutiérrez Vázquez
  6. Philippines – Elizabeth Durado Clenci
  7. Vietnam – Nguyễn Trần Huyền My
  8. Brazil – Caroline Venturini
  9. Puerto Rico – Brenda Azaria Jiménez Hernández
  10. Thailand – Pam Premika Pamela Pasinetti
  11. Costa Rica – Maria Amalia Matamoros Solís
  12. Peru – María José Lora
  13. South Sudan – Eyga Mojus
  14. Netherlands – Kelly Van Den Dungen
  15. China – Xuejiao Chen
  16. Russia – Svetlana Khokhlova
  17. India – Anukriti Gusain
  18. Laos – Chinnaly Norasing
  19. Venezuela – Tulia German
  20. Indonesia – Dea Goesti Rizkita

Top 10 Semi-Finalists

1. Indonesia- Dea Goesti Rizkita
2. Czech Republic- Nikola Uhlirová
3. Peru- María José Lora
4. Philippines-Elizabeth Durado Clenci
5. Puerto Rico- Brenda Azaria Jiménez Hernández
6. Venezuela- Tulia German
7. Ukraine- Snizhana Tanchuk
8. South Sudan- Eyga Mojus
9. Thailand- Pam Premika Pamela Pasinetti
10. Vietnam- Nguyễn Trần Huyền My

Special Awards

  • Best in National Costume- Indonesia
  • Best in Swimsuit- Costa Rica
  • Miss Popular Vote- Indonesia
  • Best in Social Media- Paraguay
  • Best in Evening Gown- China

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