Update on April 29, 2013: It is confirmed that Hinarani de Longeaux will represent France at the Miss Universe 2013 pageant. According to local press, on the occasion of the election of Miss Côte-d’Or at Chatillon-sur-Seine, Sylvie Tellier, director of the Miss France Organization announced that, Hinarani de Longeaux, the first runner-up of Miss France 2013 will represent France in Miss Universe. Miss France Marine Lorphelin will represent France at the Miss World 2013 pageant. Leiana Faugerat of the Miss Tahiti committee also confirmed the news.
Road to Miss Universe 2013:
Hinarani de Longeaux, Miss Tahiti, was the first runner-up in the Miss France 2013 beauty pageant held at the Zenith of Limoges (capital of Haute-Vienne) on December 8, 2012. In the pageant, Miss Bourgogne Marine Lorphelin was the winner and was designated as Miss World France 2013. Hinarani from Tahiti is 23 years old and stands 1.79 m. She will represent France in the Miss Universe 2013 beauty pageant.
Hinarani de Longeaux profile and photos:
Hometown: Tahiti, France
Height: 1.79 m (5 ft 10 1⁄2 in)
Title(s): Miss Universe France 2013, 1st runner up of Miss France 2013.
Major competition(s): Miss Tahiti 2013 Miss France 2013(1st runner-up) Miss Universe 2013
Miss Universe France 2013 Hinarani de Longeaux
Miss France world 2013 Marine Lorphelin and Miss Universe France 2013 Hinarani de Longeaux.