Miss Feng Ling Song, a 21-year-old Shanghai
University student, poses for photos during last weekís Miss Thailand
Chinese Cosmos Pageant visit to Pattaya. The contestants were in town
the day before final judging in Bangkok. (Full story and more photos on
A day before parading down a Bangkok catwalk to see
who would win the crown, 18 contestants in the Miss Thailand Chinese
Cosmos Pageant spent a day under the sun and the lenses of media
photographers in Pattaya for the contests swimsuit competition.
Muthita Santipati was
named first runner-up, also winning the Miss Photogenic and Miss
The young, fair-skinned Chinese-Thai women competing
at the Royal Cliff Beach Resortís pool were vying for a diamond crown
and cash prizes of 500,000 baht, as well as a chance to represent
Thailand at the Miss Chinese Cosmos Pageant in China.
After donning two-piece bikinis for the cameras, the
contestants underwent final judging at the Ramada Plaza Menam Riverside
Hotel July 25. Feng Ling Song, a 21-year-old Shanghai University
student, won the title, a diamond crown and cash prizes worth 500,000
Muthita Santipati, a 23-year-old graduate from
Rangsit University, was named first runner-up, winning prizes worth
300,000 baht. Miss Muthita also won Miss Photogenic and Miss
Personality, earning an additional 300,000 baht worth of prizes.
Feng Ling Song gives
judges the winning pose.
20-year-old Rangsit University student Ratanporn
Klinkularbhirun finished 2nd Runner up, winning prizes worth 200,000
Other winners included Premwadee Amrapornpisut, Miss
Tourism Award with prizes worth 100,000 baht; Nutshada Kanjanapaiharn,
Miss Perfect Body with prizes worth 100,000 baht; and Pakinee
Lohapansomboon Miss Friendship with prizes worth 100,000 baht.
Miss Perfect Body
Nutshada Kanjanapaiharn struts her stuff.
In Pattaya, however, none of the women knew who would
be wearing the crown, and so all eagerly showed off their glowing smiles
and slender profiles to the overwhelmingly male pool of photographers.
Decked out in pastel swimsuits from designer brand Elle, the hopefuls
were all seeking a share of the $1.6 million in prizes that would be
handed out the next evening.
The 3 winners will compete in the Miss Chinese Cosmos
South East Asia Pageant 2011 being held in Malaysia from July 28 -
The overall Miss Cosmos pageant finals will take place later this
month in Hong Kong.
Contestants form a chorus
line of pulchritude.