The Miss Universe Cambodia 2023 final was a glamorous event that showcased the beauty and talent of 35 contestants from different provinces and communities of Cambodia. The pageant was held on September 7, 2023, at Bayon TV Steung Meanchey Studio in Phnom Penh, the capital city of Cambodia.
The winner of the coveted crown was John Sotima, a 23-year-old beauty representing Kampong Cham province. She impressed the judges and the audience with her stunning performance in the swimsuit, evening gown, and national costume rounds, as well as her confident answer in the final question. She also won the special award for Miss Beautiful Skin.
Miss Universe Cambodia is a national beauty pageant that selects the representative of Cambodia for the Miss Universe contest. The pageant was established in 2017 and has been sending delegates to Miss Universe since then.
The swimsuit competition was judged by a panel of experts, including former Miss Universe Cambodia winners, fashion designers, photographers, and media personalities. The scores from this event, along with the other preliminary events, determined the top 15 finalists who advanced to the coronation night on September 7, 2023.