Philippines Wins Miss International 2016
Kylie Verzosa from Philippines was crowned as Miss International 2016 on October 27, 2016 at the Tokyo Dome City Hall in Tokyo, Japan. She succeeds Edymar Martinez from Venezuela. This is Philippines’s sixth victory at Miss International beauty pageant.
During the coronation gala, Alexandra Britton from Australia was titled as the first runner up, Felicia Hwang from Indonesia was adjudged as the second runner up, Brianny Chamorro from Nicaragua was announced as the third runner up and Kaitryana Leinbach from United States of America finished as the fourth runner up.
This year 69 countries competed for the title of Miss International 2016.
Philippines has a terrific record at Miss International pageant. The country won its first Miss International crown in 1964 under the representation of Gemma Teresa Cruz. The nation stands second in the ranking of Miss International titleholders with six crowns under the representation of Gemma Teresa Cruz, Aurora Pijuan, Mimilanie Marquez, Precious Lara Quigaman, Bea Rose Santiago and the newly crowned queen, Kylie Verzosa, preceded by Venezuela which stands on the lead with seven crowns.
- Miss International Africa- Sierra Leone – Maseray Swarray
- Miss International America – Ecuador – Ivanna Abad
- Miss International Asia- Hong Kong – Kelly Chan
- Miss International Europe- Netherlands – Melissa Scherpen
- Miss International Oceania- Hawaii – Guinevere Davenport
Top 15 Semi-Finalists
- Argentina – Yoana Don
- Canada – Amber Bernachi
- Dominican Republic – Cynthia Núñez
- El Salvador – Elizabeth Cader
- Finland – Emilia Seppänen
- Japan – Junna Yamagata
- Mexico – Geraldine Ponce
- Poland – Magdalena Bieńkowska
- Russia – Alisa Manenok
- Thailand – Pattiya Pongthai
- Philippines – Kylie Verzosa
- Australia – Alexandra Britton
- Indonesia – Felicia Hwang
- Nicaragua – Brianny Chamorro
- USA – Kaityrana Leinbach
Best National Costume- Nicaragua – Brianny Chamorro
Best Dresser- Indonesia – Felicia Hwang
Miss Perfect Body- Moldova – Alina Chirciu