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Text by R. Galvez [@the4ofustraveling]

On July 14, a new Miss Supranational winner will be crowned. To date, there are more than 60 beautiful women from across the globe that are competing for the prestigious title They are yet to arrive in Poland but the competition has already begun. Social media based contests such as Supra Chat and Miss Influencer are already in full swing.

Pageant analysts are now checking on who among the candidates have the momentum even before setting afoot in Poland. Topping the list is Miss Peru Valeria Flórez. The 26 year old actress and social media influencer has the caught the eye of missosologists thanks to her Latina charm and a supermodel body. Not to be outdone, Miss Philippines Pauline Amelinckx is also touted to be a strong contender and could become the second Filipina to win the Miss Supranational crown. She’s a pageant veteran who is hungry for glory and she is expected to deliver her very best.

Miss Zimbabwe Sakhile Dube meanwhile is the leading candidate from the African continent. Her elegance and undeniable beauty (plus her experience in international pageantry) will surely turn heads once the competition officially started. Remember, it has been two years in a row that the winners are from Africa!

Miss Ecuador Andrea Aguilera is also a contestant to watch. She’s a supermodel who can easily rule the catwalk and her charming personality will definitely win a lot of hearts. Like most of the frontrunners she is a pageant veteran and has represented her country in the international pageant arena.

And speaking of pageant veterans, remember Miss Brazil Sancler Frantz? Yes, she is a Miss World Top 5 finisher back in 2013 and here she is, ten years later, competing for another major crown. Missosologists all agree that she is a strong contender with her beauty as radiant as ever.

Here’s the complete list of the Miss Supranational Pre-arrival Hot Picks. Who do you think will win?

1. Peru – Valeria Flórez

2. Philippines – Pauline Amelinckx

3. Zimbabwe – Sakhile Dube

4. Ecuador – Andrea Aguilera

5. Brazil – Sancler Frantz

6. Thailand – Patraporn Wang

7. Ukraine – Alina Liashuk

8. Venezuela – Selene Delgado

9. South Africa – Ayanda Thabethe

10. Canada – Alexa Marie Grant

11. India – Pragnya Ayyagari

12. Spain – Lola Wilson

13. C’ote d’Ivore – Yasmine Wognin

14. Togo – Mathilde Honyiglo

15. Paraguay – Fabiola Martínez

16. Vietnam – Ngân Đặng Thanh

17. Mexico – Vanessa López

18. Germany – Maria Ignat

19. Curacao – Andreina Pereira

20. Guatemala – Naida Estubier

21. Indonesia – Yasinta Aurellia

22. United Kingdom – Emma Rose Collingridge

23. Dominican Republic – Crystal Matos

24. Gibraltar – Michelle Lopez Desoisa

25. Czech Republic – Marie Jedličková