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Ikumi Yoshimatsu, road to Miss International 2012

Ikumi Yoshimatsu, road to Miss International 2012

Let’s have a look at the road Ikumi Yoshimatsu helps Japan win the first Miss International tittle: Ikumi Yoshimatsu was crowned Miss International Japan 2012 in November 2011 in Tokyo. She represents Japan in the Miss International 2012 pageant held in Okinawa in October 2012. With the hometown advantage, she beats 68 contestants from around the world to be the first Japanese representative to win a Miss International tittle.

>>>Ikumi Yoshimatsu was crowned Miss International 2012

Pageant participation:
Ikumi Yoshimatsu is not new to beauty pageants. Her participation in pageants dated back to 2007.
- 2011/11 Miss International Japan 2012
- 2011/ 5 Miss Earth Japan 2011, Top 3 Miss Water.
- 2010/ 9 Miss Tourism Queen of the year, Top 20
- 2010/ 7 World Next Top Model in Lebanon, Top 12, Miss Elegant.
- 2010/ 5 Miss Bikini International, Miss Bikini Healthy
- 2007/ 2 Miss Universe Japan.

Ikumi Yoshimatsu profile:
Born: June 21, 1987.
Hometown: Tosu, Saga Prefecture.
Height: 1.70m.
Measurements: 88 – 61 – 90.
Hobby: running, yoga, reading, watching movies
Skill: English.
Shoes size: 24.5cm
Blood type: O

Check out the collection of Ikumi Yoshimatsu photos:

Ikumi Yoshimatsu in the Janpanese traditional costume Kimono

Ikumi Yoshimatsu in the Janpanese traditional costume Kimono


Ikumi Yoshimatsu, road to Miss International 2012

Ikumi Yoshimatsu, road to Miss International 2012

Ikumi Yoshimatsu when she was crowned Miss International Japan 2012

Ikumi Yoshimatsu when she was crowned Miss International Japan 2012


Ikumi Yoshimatsu commercial shoot

Ikumi Yoshimatsu commercial shoot

Ikumi Yoshimatsu commercial shoot

Ikumi Yoshimatsu commercial shoot

Ikumi Yoshimatsu commercial shoot

Ikumi Yoshimatsu commercial shoot


Courtesy of Ikumi Yoshimatsu website.

Miss Japan Ikumi Yoshimatsu being crowned Miss International 2012

Ikumi Yoshimatsu was crowned Miss International 2012

Miss Japan Ikumi Yoshimatsu was crowned Miss International 2012.
Miss International 2012 final results:
- Miss International 2012: Miss Japan, Ikumi Yoshimatsu
- The first runner-up: Miss Finland, Viivi Suominen
- The second runner-up: Miss Sri Lanka, Madusha Mayadunne
- The third runner-up: Miss Dominican Republic, Melody Mir Jiménez
- The fourth runner-up: Miss Paraguay, Nicole Huber

Miss Japan Ikumi Yoshimatsu being crowned Miss International 2012

Miss Japan Ikumi Yoshimatsu being crowned Miss International 2012


Miss Japan Ikumi Yoshimatsu (CO was announced the winner of Miss International 2012 Pageant


All TOP 15 candidates finished their speeches. Judges will now decide on who will be crowned the 2012 Miss International! Let’s keep our fingers crossed!
There is only one competition before the winners are announced!!!! Each contestant will make a speech. This is the last chance for them to make impression on the judges!!
Miss USA International Amanda Renee Delgado presenting her speech.

Miss USA International Amanda Renee Delgado presenting her speech.


Top 15 of Miss International 2012:
- Miss Colombia, Melissa Varón
- Miss Brazil, Rafaela Butarelli
- Miss Japan, Ikumi Yoshimatsu
- Miss Sri Lanka, Madusha Mayadunne
- Miss Finland, Viivi Suominen
- Miss Namibia, Paulina Malulu
- Miss Venezuela, Blanca Aljibes
- Miss United Kingdom, Alize Lily Mounter
- Miss USA, Amanda Renee Delgado
- Miss Dominican Republic, Melody Mir Jiménez
- Miss Philippines, Nicole Cassandra Schmitz
- Miss Paraguay, Nicole Huber
- Miss Mexico, Jessica García Formenti
- Miss India, Rochelle Maria Rao
- Miss Haiti, Anedie Azael.

Special Awards:
- Miss JOICFP (Best Idea & Concept for Charity): Miss Haiti, Anedie Azael
- Miss Photogenic: Miss Japan, Ikumi Yoshimatsu
- Miss Internet: Miss Myanmar, Nang Khin Zay Yar
- Miss National Costume: Miss Honduras, Nicole Velasquez
- Miss Talent (Performance): Miss Russia, Ekaterina Meglinskaia
- Miss Friendship: Miss Mauritius, Ameeksha Dilchand.

Right now, 69 Miss International 2012 contestants are presenting their evening gowns.

The hosts of Miss International 2012 finale

The hosts of Miss International 2012 finale


The swimsuit presentation is over. Now, the film “21 days in Okinawa” is being shown. The video presents the 2012 Miss International Beauty Pageant delegates’ activities since they arrived in Okinawa Japan.
Miss International 2012 Contestants in Swimsuit Presentation

Miss International 2012 Contestants in Swimsuit Presentation


The finale of Miss International 2012 beauty pageant is underway at Okinawa Prefectural Budokan Arena Building, Naha, Okinawa, Japan. 69 contestants are vying for the tittle. Fernanda Cornejo from Ecuador will crown her successor in the end of the event.
You can watch the event live on the following Internet channels:
1)http://www.ustream.tv/channel/miss-international-okinawa-2012
2) Official Website http://www.missinternational-okinawa.com/
3) I-TV (Youtube) http://www.youtube.com/user/missinterokinawa
4) Facebook http://www.facebook.com/Missinternational2012inOkinawa
5) Twitter http://twitter.com/miss_okinawa_jp
Miss International 2012 in Okinawa
missinternational-okinawa.com

Ikumi Saga Yoshimatsu Crowned Miss Japan International 2012

Ikumi Saga Yoshimatsu was crowned Miss Japan International 2012 on November 20, 2011 in Tokyo. Ikumi Yoshimatsu is 24 year old and stands 1.70m. She bested 29 other candidates for the chance to represent Japan at the Miss International 2012 contest. The Miss Japan World 2012 will be chosen among the runners-up.
Courtesy of Grand Slam Pageants.