Ariella Arida on her swimsuit for Miss Universe 2013 Preliminary Competition

Ariella Arida on her swimsuit for Miss Universe 2013 Preliminary Competition

PRELIMINARIES. Not even a basher would turn Miss Philippines Ariella Arida down as she showcased her "Ariba Walk" with her red two-piece swimsuit for the Miss Universe 2013 Preliminary Competition.

Miss Universe-Philippines Ariella Arida wowed the crowd showing off “Ariba Walk” with her red two-piece swimsuit by Yamamay in the Miss Universe 2013 Preliminary Competition held November 5 (November 6 – MLA time) at the Crocus City Hall in Moscow, Russia.

The 86 delegates from all over the world competed in the Evening Gown and Swimwear in the Preliminary Competition which will have a big say on trimming the ladies down to 5  for the final stage of the competition, the Question and Answer portion.

SEE ALSO: Miss Universe 2013 Evening Gown Competition Photos

With different styles and captivating presence, the 86 lovely candidates will be judge based on physique, grace, poise, elegance and their ability to shine on the cat walk.

Not even a basher would turn the country’s bet down as the crowd went wild when Arida introduced herself with confidence on the venue.

Ariella Arida on her Swimsuit

Here are some photos and screen grabs showing Ariella Arida on her swimsuit for the Miss Universe 2013 Swimsuit Competition.

Top 16 in Miss Universe Preliminaries

Below is the list of the 16 ladies who stood out on the preliminaries based on internet polls and various social networking platforms.

  1. Miss Australia Olivia Wells
  2. Miss Czech Republic Gabriela Kratochavilova
  3. Miss France Hinarani de Longeaux
  4. Miss Great Britain Amy Willerton
  5. Miss Indonesia Whulandary Hernan
  6. Miss Israel Titi Yitayish Ayanaw
  7. Miss Italy Luna Voce
  8. Miss Panama Carolina Brid
  9. Miss Philippines Ariella Arida
  10. Miss Poland Paulina Krupinska
  11. Miss Puerto Rico Monic Perez
  12. Miss Russia Elmira Abdrazakova
  13. Miss Spain Patricia Yurena Rodriguez
  14. Miss Turkey Berrin Keklikler
  15. Miss USA Erin Brady
  16. Miss Venezuela Gabriela Isler

Top 3 Swimwear

  1. Miss Brazil Jakelyne Oliveira
  2. Miss Ecuador Constanza Baez
  3. Miss Australia Olivia Wells

Top 3 Evening Gown

  1. Puerto Rico Monic Perez
  2. Miss Venezuela Gabriela Isler
  3. Miss Indonesia Whulandary Hernan


  1. Irina Agalarova – Renowned Russian fashion icon.
  2. Corinne Nicolas – Modeling industry veteran.
  3. David Perozzi – Emmy-nominated producer and journalist.
  4. Alicia Quarles – E! News New York-based correspondent.
  5. Gabriel Rivera-Barraza – Fashion publicist and philanthropist.
  6. Jose Sariego – Telemundo Media Senior Vice President of Business and Legal Affairs.
  7. Elena Semikina – Miss Universe 2010

The coronation night will be on November 9, at 8 pm, Moscow time (November 10, at 2 am, Philippine time).


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