Bat-Erdene Gunzaya was crowned Miss Universe Mongolia 2019 during the finals held September 20 at the UB Palace Concert Hall in Ulaanbaatar.

The 24-year-old pageant veteran from Ulanbataar bested 13 other candidates for the title and the right to represent the country at the 2019 Miss Universe competition.

Gunzaya previously competed in Miss Intercontinental 2014 but was unplaced. In 2018, she finished thrid runner-up in World Miss Tourism Ambassador.

Mongolia debuted in Miss Universe last year. The country currently ranks 86th in Missosology Big 5 Ranking. Missosology.Org