Carolina Rodríguez Crowned Miss Costa Rica 2016
Carolina Rodríguez was crowned Miss Costa Rica 2016 on August 19, 2016. Carolina Rodríguez succeeds Miss Universe Costa Rica 2015, Brenda Castro and will now represent Costa Rica at Miss Universe 2016, hoping to be crowned by the reigning Miss Universe, Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach of Philippines.
During the coronation gala of Miss Universe Costa Rica 2016, Elena Correa was titled as the first runner up and Andrea was adjudged as the second runner up.
The show was presented by Miss Universe Costa Rica 2014, Karina Ramos and Mauricio Hoffman.
This year ten candidates competed for the title of Miss Costa Rica, hoping to wear the sash of the nation at the coveted Miss Universe pageant. This was the 62nd edition of Miss Costa Rica pageant and was televised live by Teletica.
Costa Rica has been participating at Miss Universe pageant since 1954 and is yet to win its first Miss Universe crown. The country last placed at Miss Universe pageant in 2013 under the representation of Fabiana Granados, who was adjudged as Top 16 semi-finalist at the said pageant. Costa Rica has never advanced above Top 10.
Do you think the newly crowned Miss Universe Costa Rica would be able to grab a placement in the coming edition of Miss Universe?