2017 Asian Super Model champion is Yue Han of China, second left, bested 26 other top models from 14 countries in a fierce competition that culminated in a sellout finals night at the Imperial Palace grand lobby. Joining her are first runners-up Russia’s Ksenia and China’s Su Siqi and second runners-up Mili Soni of India, Oh Sebin of Korea, and Kelly Yeap of Malaysia. (Contributed Photos)
The 27 countries sent their representatives to Saipan for the 11th edition of the Asian Super Model Contest, which Imperial Pacific International hosted and in partnership with Marianas Visitors Authority and IT&E.
Models-contestants strut their Hosa swimsuit during the finals night before a packed grand lobby of Imperial Palace.
The 27 international models compete for the coveted crown.
The model-candidates during their parade of national costumes.
First runner-up Su Siqi.
2017 Asian Super Model Champaion Yuen Ha owned the ramp.
The candidates in their NE-Tiger Chinese high end dress at the Imperial Palace.
Malaysia’s Amreet Kaur stood out in her costume.
The bevy of international models walked during the finals night presentation.
Saipan hosted for the first time the Asian Super Model Contest.
The grand staircase of the cavernous lobby of Imperial Palace provided the perfect setting of the finals night of the 11th Asian Super Model Contest.
Krea Pineda from the Philippines won the Best Photogenic Award. (Bea Cabrera)
The jury committee of the 11th Asian Super Model contest. (Bea Cabrera)
From left, Imperial Pacific Inc. majority stockholder Margaret Cui Lijie, Gov. Ralph DLG Torres, and first lady Diann Torres. (Bea Cabrera)
The Imperial Pacific Resort lobby was converted into a stage and runway for the 11th Asian Super Model contest. (Bea Cabrera)
First runner-up Su Suqi from China. (Bea Cabrera)
The 11th Asian Super Model contest winners, from left, first runners-up Ksenia (Russia) and Su Suqi (China), champion Yue Han (China), second runners-up Kelly Yeap (Malaysia), Milli Sona (India), and Oh Sebin (Korea) with IPI executives and others. (Bea Cabrera)
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