Ekaterina Plekhova (center) 23, of St. Petersburg, Russia was crowned Miss Intercontinental 2013 in Maritim Hall, Maritim Hotel Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany on December 14. Her court includes 1st runner-up Aleyda Ortiz of Puerto Rico (left) and 2nd runner-up Margarita Peralta of Colombia (right). The 3rd runner-up is Koreen Medina of the Philippines and the 4th runner-up is Kayla Nel of South Africa. Plekhova was crowned by last year's winner from Venezuela, Daniela Chalbaud.
Completing the top fifteen were the delegates from Argentina, Costa Rica, Curacao, England, Germany, Hungary, New Zealand, Panama, Poland, and Thailand.
The Continental Queens were Miss Russia (Miss Intercontinental Europe), Miss Philippines (Miss Intercontinental Asia & Oceania), Miss Colombia (Miss Intercontinental South America), Miss Puerto Rico (Miss Intercontinental North America), and Miss South Africa (Miss Intercontinental Africa).
Plekhova's victory marks Russia's first time to win the coveted crown. Almost 60 young women competed in this year's edition of the pageant.
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