IN PHOTOS: Catriona Gray at the Miss Universe 2018 preliminary competition

WATCH: Here’s Catriona during the long gown portion of the preliminaries — Bea Cupin (@beacupin) December 13, 2018

It's through the preliminary competition that a Top 20 is picked. A new Miss Universe will be crowned on December 17 (Manila time) during the pageant finals. –