But already some early frontrunners have emerged from the competition.
Missology, a community forum that analyses beauty pageants, have called out South Africa’s Melinda Bam, Venezuela’s Irene Esser, Ecuador’s Carolina Aguirre, Philippines’s Janine Tugunon and Malaysia’s Kimberly Leggett among the frontrunners.
Miss Universe Ecuador 2012, Carolina Andrea Aguirre Pérez
|Miss Universe Poland 2012, Marcelina Zawadzka|
|Miss Universe Venezuela 2012, Irene Sofiá Esser Quintero|
|Miss Universe Australia 2012, Renae Ayris|
|Miss Universe Philippines 2012, Janine Tugonon|
|Miss Universe Croatia 2012, Elizabeta Burg|
|Miss Universe Malaysia 2012, Kimberley Leggett|
|Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2012, Bodine Koehler|