24-year-old Barbora Hanova was crowned Miss Universe Slovak Republic 2018 on Friday, November 16. She will compete in Bangkok, Thailand in December for the crown of Miss Universe 2018. She hails from the town of Lucenec and obtained a masters degree in Visual Communication at Hochschule fur Gestaltung und Kunst FHNW. She speaks Slovakian, French, German, Italian and English. She currently works as a Graphic Designer and a Model.