Miss World 2016 : Info

The grand finale of the 66th edition of the Miss World pageant was held on 18th December 2016 at the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland, United States. It concluded with the crowning of Stephanie Del Valle Diaz of Puerto Rico as the winner.

Miss World 2015 Mireia Lalaguna Royo from Spain passed her reign and crown to her successor, Stephanie Del Valle, at Miss World 2016, at the end of the event.

There were a total of 118 gorgeous contestants vying for the title of Miss World 2016, who competed to clinch the prestigious crown for their respective countries. Besides the announcement of Miss World 2016, Stephanie Del Valle Diaz of Puerto Rico, the runners up were announced.

Miss Dominican Republic Yaritza Reyes was titled as the first runner-up and Miss Indonesia Natasha Mannuela was adjudged the second runner-up. Miss Philippines Catriona Elisa Magnayon Gray and Miss Kenya Evelyn Njambi finished as the Top 5.

 

The candidates who participated at the Miss World 2016 beauty pageant were-

Miss Albania Endrra Kovaci

Miss Antigua and Barbuda Latisha Greene

Miss Argentina Camila Macias

Miss Aruba Lynette Do Nascimento

Miss Australia Madeline Cowe

Miss Austria Dragana Stankovic

Miss Bahamas Ashley Hamilton

Miss Belarus Polina Borodacheva

Miss Belgium Lenty Frans

Miss Belize Iris Salguero

Miss Bolivia Leyda Suarez Aldana

Miss Bosnia and Herzegovina Halida Krajisnik

Miss Botswana Thata Kenosi

Miss Brazil Beatrice Fontoura

Miss British Virgin Islands Kadia Turnbull

Miss Bulgaria Galina Mihaylova

Miss Canada Anastasia Lin

Miss Cayman Islands            Monyque Brooks

Miss Chile Antonia Cristal Figueroa

Miss China Jing Kong

Miss Colombia Shirley Atehortua

Miss Cook Islands Natalia Short

Miss Costa Rica Melania Gonzalez

Miss Côte d'Ivoire Esther Memel

Miss Croatia Angelica Zacchigna

Miss Cyprus Maria Moraru

Miss Czech Republic Natalie Kotkova

Miss Denmark Helena Heuser

Miss Dominican Republic Yaritza Reyes

Miss Democratic Republic of the Congo Andrea Moloto

Miss Ecuador Mirka Paola Cabrera Mazzini

Miss Egypt Nadeen Ossama

Miss El Salvador Ana Miriam Cortez Duran

Miss England Elizabeth Grant

Miss Equatorial Guinea Anunciacion Ongueme

Miss Ethiopia Soliyana Assefa

Miss Fiji Pooja Priyanka

Miss Finland Heta Sallinen

Miss France Morgane Edvige

Miss Georgia Victoria Kocherova

Miss Germany Selina Kriechbaum

Miss Ghana Antoinette Delali Kemavor

Miss Gibraltar Kayley Mifsud

Miss Guadeloupe Magalie Adelson

Miss Guam Phoebe Denight Palisoc

Miss Guatemala Melanie Espina

Miss Guinea Safiatou Balde

Miss Guinea-Bissau Sandra Marisa Araujo Monteiro

Miss Guyana Nuriyyih Gerrard

Miss Haiti Suzana Sampeur

Miss Honduras Kerelyne Campigoti Webster

Miss Hungary Timea Gelencser

Miss Iceland Anna Lara Orlowska

Miss India Priyadarshani Chatterjee

Miss Indonesia Natasha Mannuela

Miss Ireland Niamh Kennedy

Miss Israel Karin Alia

Miss Italy Giada Tropea

Miss Jamaica Ashlie Barrett

Miss Japan Priyanka Yoshikawa

Miss Kazakhstan Aliya Mergembayeva

Miss Kenya Evelyn Njambi

Miss South Korea Wang Hyun

Miss Kyrgyzstan Perizat Rasulbek Kyzy

Miss Latvia Linda Kinca

Miss Lebanon            Sandy Tabet

Miss Lesotho Rethabile Tsosane

Miss Madagascar Samantha Todivelou

Miss Malaysia            Tatiana Kumar

Miss Malta Anthea Zammit

Miss Mauritius Veronique Allas

Miss Mexico Ana Girault

Miss Moldova            Daniela Marin

Miss Mongolia Bayartsetseg Altangerel

Miss Montenegro Katarina Kekovic

Miss Myanmar Myat Thiri Lwin

Miss Nepal Asmi Shrestha

Miss Netherlands Rachelle Reijnders

Miss New Zealand Karla de Beer

Miss Nicaragua Maria Laura Ramirez

Miss Nigeria Debbie Collins

Miss Northern Ireland Emma Carswell

Miss Panama Alessandra Bueno

Miss Paraguay Simone Patricia Freitag

Miss Peru Pierina Wong Mori

Miss Philippines Catriona Elisa Magnayon Gray

Miss Poland Kaja Klimkiewicz

Miss Portugal Cristiana Viana

Miss Puerto Rico Stephanie Del Valle Diaz

Miss Romania            Diana Dinu

Miss Russia Yana Dobrovolskaya

Miss Rwanda Jolly Mutesi

Miss Scotland Lucy Kerr

Miss Serbia Katarina Sulkic

Miss Seychelles Christine Barbier

Miss Sierra Leone Aminata Adialin Bangura

Miss Singapore Bhaama Nathan

Miss Slovakia Kristina Cincurova

Miss Slovenia Maja Taradi

Miss South Africa Ntandoyenkosi Kunene

Miss South Sudan Akuany Ayuen Jongkuch

Miss Spain Raquel Tejedor Melendez

Miss Sri Lanka Amritaa De Silva

Miss Saint Lucia La Toya Moffat

Miss Sweden Emma Strandberg

Miss Tanzania Diana Edward Lukumai

Miss Thailand            Jinnita Buddee

Miss Trinidad and Tobago Daniella Walcott

Miss Tunisia Meriem Hammami

Miss Turkey Buse Iskenderoglu

Miss Uganda Leah Kagasa

Miss Ukraine Oleksandra Kucherenko

Miss United States of America Audra Mari

Miss Uruguay Maria Romina Trotto Morales

Miss United States Virgin Islands Kyrelle Thomas

Miss Venezuela Diana Croce

Miss Vietnam Truong Thi Dieu Ngoc

Miss Wales Ffion Moyle

 

The Miss World pageant is the oldest surviving major international beauty pageant. It was created in the United Kingdom by Eric Morley in 1951. Since his death in 2000, Morley’s widow, Julia Morley, has co-chaired the pageant. Alongside its rival, the Miss Universe and Miss Earth, Miss World pageant is one of the three most publicized beauty contests in the world.

 

Miss World 2016 Pageant Info