Rabiya Mateo sizzles in 69th Miss Universe preliminary swimsuit competition
Rabiya Mateo owned the stage as she strutted her stuff during the 69th Miss Universe preliminary competition on Saturday.
During the swimsuit portion of the evening, the Miss Universe Philippines 2020 queen dazzled viewers from around the world as she walked the runway in a yellow two-piece bikini.
LOOK: Rabiya Mateo during the 69th Miss Universe preliminary swimsuit competition pic.twitter.com/ogl2uOhCXd— Jessica Bartolome (@jessbrtlm) May 15, 2021
Hashtags such as "#PrelimPina5" and "#AribaRabiya" dominated local Twitter trends as pageant enthusiasts tuned in to the 69th Miss Universe preliminary competition.
Earlier, the candidates competed in the National Costume Competition.
Rabiya stunned viewers when she finally revealed her Philippine flag-inspired outfit.
The Filipina beauty queen glided across the international stage wearing a gown with the blue color representing royalty, red for the courage and strength of an independent woman, and yellow for the color of the sun and stars.
The Miss Universe preliminary competition can be streamed on Lazada and the official Miss Universe YouTube page.
—JCB, GMA News