From FS medical student to Miss Supranational top 3

Thato Mosehle, second runner-up for the 2021 Miss Supranational pageant. Portrait gown by Anele Botha. PHOTO: Willem Botha.

Thato Mosehle, Miss Supranational South Africa, was crowned as second runner-up for Miss Supranational 2021 this past weekend. The Miss Supranational pageant was held in Nowy Sącz, Poland. Mosehle was the first to compete in the international competition under the official banner of the Miss South Africa Organisation.

According to the press statement by the Miss South Africa Organisation, Mosehle obtained her MBChB degree at the University of the Free State in 2018. At the time of the Miss South Africa pageant, she was working as a medical doctor. Mosehle aspires to become an anaesthesiologist one day. She launched her weekly #ChooseDay online talk show this year to share her medical knowledge.

Stephanie Weil, CEO of the Miss South Africa Organisation, said “Thato shone on the international stage and we are incredibly proud of her and the achievement of making it to the Top 3.”

The statement added that Mosehle sent her congratulations to the titleholder, Chanique Rabe from Namibia. “Congratulations to Chanique, she is going to be a fantastic title holder and I wish her everything of the best during the coming year.”

Mosehle shared her thoughts on the Miss Supranational pageant journey. “This whole experience has been beyond my wildest expectations and I am delighted to have done so well. Poland is a magical country and everyone we met made us feel so welcome. Thank you also to every one back home for your wonderful messages of support.”

Corn Koteli