Katarina Mamić, representing Lika-Senj county, was crowned Miss Hrvatske (Miss Croatia) 2019 during the finals held August 31 on the island of Lošinj.
The 22-year-old journalism student and model bested 13 other candidates for the title and the right to compete at the 2019 Miss World contest in December in London.
Marija Rogić and Iva Mijolović placed first and second runners-up, respectively. Tea Pavicic was awarded Miss Photogenic.
Croatia came so close to winning its first Miss World crown in 1995 with Anica Martinović. Missosology.Org; Photos from Croatia Week, tportal