Nepal’s Manita Devkota in Top 10 Miss Universe 2018, but misses on the title

17 Dec 2018 | Camilla Suarez

As the Miss Universe 2018 pageant concluded with Catriona Gray’s crowning, countless hearts shattered as Manita Devkota missed on the title as she could not make it to the Top 5 at the finale. Nevertheless, the Nepali beauty was congratulated for her commendable performance by her supporters and fans. It is also to be noted that Nepal sent most deserving candidates to represent the country at international pageants this year.

Right from the beginning of Miss Universe 2018, Manita gave a splendid performance be it fashion events or preliminary competition. She maintained her strong foothold in the competition as she dazzled everyone with her charm and mesmerizing smile. Nepal sent its second delegate to Miss Universe this year in its history and proved that the country is not far behind in the pageant rankings.


Nepal’s Manita Devkota in Top 10 Miss Universe 2018, but misses on the title


The 23-year-old Nepali beauty is an Ambassador of Women's Health at Days for Girls International. With the dream of becoming a public attorney, Manita wishes to work for the marginalised women and to empower them. Manita is herself a first generation immigrant and graduate and wants to use her degree to provide health benefits to the children in need. With the pageant being over, her responsibilities aren’t as she will continue her good work in her country through her national title.

At the grand finale of Miss Universe 2018 held just now, Manita presented herself with grace and elegance. Being selected as a part of the Top 10 is an achievement in itself as she walked on the stage in her gorgeous swimsuit. She exuded confidence and put forward her best walk as she showed everyone that she was in the competition to win it!


Nepal’s Manita Devkota in Top 10 Miss Universe 2018, but misses on the title


Unfortunately, she could not make it to the next cut but was heavily praised for her performance in the pageant. Her supporters and fans could not get enough of her as she was congratulated for making it as far as Top 10 in the finale. With the country sending such strong delegates to the international pageants this year, there’s no doubt that Nepal is eyeing the coveted crown and may win it soon as well with its commendable performance.