Bartika Rai, 22, from New Work was crowned Miss Nepal US 2013 at the grand finale of the beauty pageant held at Queens Theater in New York on August 17, 2013.
Anuja Thapa Magar, 23, from California won the first runner-up and Sony Pathak, 22, from Austin, Texas won the second runner-up title.
The winner received prizes with retail value of $5000 along including scholarship and gift certificates. The first runner-up and the second runner-up were awarded prizes worth $3000 and $2000 respectively along with other gift certificates.
There were total of 16 finalists, age 18 and up, from all around the United States.
List of title winners:
Miss Nepal US – Bartika Rai
First Runnerup – Anuja Thapa Magar
Second Runnerup – Sony Pathak
Best Walk – Alish Karki Mitchell
Miss Personality – Bibhisika Bhandari
Best Hair – Bartika Rai
Miss Talent – Sunaina Palikhe
Miss Smile – Samjhana Lama
Miss Culture – Bibhisika Bhandari
Miss Friendly – Anuja Thapa Magar
Miss Discipline – Anuja KC
Miss Photogenic – Sunaina Palikhe
Best Skin – Ruth Rana
Miss Popularity – Selina Shakya
[via Nabina Basnet, Director Of Public Relations, Miss Nepal US 2013]