No back-to-back win for PH in Miss International pageant

Miss international 2017 winner Indonesia

Miss international 2017 winner Indonesia

The victor of the Miss International 2017 Kevin Lilliana representing Indonesia waves at the 57th Miss International Beauty Pageant in Tokyo, Japan, November 14, 2017.

Indonesia bested 69 other candidates during the pageant.

Kevin Lilliana of Indonesia succeeded Philippines' Kylie Verzosa after winning the Miss International 2017 pageant in Tokyo, Japan on Tuesday.

The victor of the Miss International 2017 Kevin Lilliana (C) representing Indonesia waves at the 57th Miss International Beauty Pageant in Tokyo, Japan, November 14, 2017.

De Leon, daughter of screen veterans Christopher De Leon and Sandy Andolong, joined Binibining Pilipinas (Miss Philippines) once in 2013 before being named the country's representative in the worldwide competition this year.

The titles of Continental Queens were won by the following candidates: Miss International Asia was won by Miss Korea; Miss International Europe by Miss United Kingdom; Miss International America, Bolivia; Miss International Africa, Ghana; and Miss International Oceania, New Zealand.

Other contestants who managed to reach the top 8 were from Ecuador, Japan, Laos, United Kingdom, and Australia.

Among the special awards, the Best National Costume was awarded to Natsuki Tsutsui of Japan, Miss Perfect Body went to Amber Dew, Australia and Best Dressed was awarded to Kevin Lilliana, Indonesia.

ABS-CBN News screengrab from the Miss International 2017 livestream.

Having bankable actors as parents, the daughter of Christopher de Leon and Sandy Andolong is still undecided if she would seriously pursue acting.

Given the chance, Mariel said that she would like to appear in horror movies.

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