The forty fifth edition of Miss Intercontinental was held on 16th October 2016 in Sri Lanka and Heilymar Rosario Velazquez of Puerto Rico was crowned as the winner. At the same pageant, Tracy Ann de Zilva of Sri Lanka was titled first runner-up, Vera Safoah of Ghana was adjudged second runner-up, Floriana Russo of Italy was titled third runner-up and Amal Karina Nemer finished as fourth runner-up.
The Miss Intercontinental Organisation made the official announcement about its finale date and venue as stated below...
“We warmly welcome the Miss Intercontinental Group to our tropical paradise – Colombo, Sri Lanka. The Cinnamon Group offers breath taking combination of luxurious accommodation, exquisite cuisine and first class service. An exciting program is waiting for the 70 contestants with Whale Watching, Elephant Riding and many other activities. No better way to celebrate our 45th year.
The 45th Miss Intercontinental Final will take place for its very first time in Colombo. Official Hotel Partner is the 5-Star Cinnamon Lakeside View in Sri Lanka and John Keells Group.
Miss Intercontinental 2015 Valentina Rasulova from Russia will have the honour of crowning her successor in Colombo. The famous “STEIN STUDIOS” with a capacity of 1500 Pax will be the spectacular Venue of the Final and Coronation.
Sri Lanka formerly known as Ceylon is an tropical island in South Asia and near south-east India of China. The diverse and multicultural country has maritime borders with India and the Maldives. It boasts an exotic landscape as well as some of the most beautiful beaches.
FOX TV is the official partner of this year’s MISS INTERCONTINENTAL pageant.”
The contestants who competed for this year’s pageant were -
Fatimatu Zohra Etisha
Alina Romanovna Zhenetl
Maria Rene Rivero Suarez
Ndemazia Nkengaka Fualefock
Madison Elizabeth Kvaltin
Leidy Carolina Carvajal Morales
Maria Amalia Matamoros
Dayane Abi Allam
Ni Ni Naing Win
Anna Gabriela Rodriguez Vasquez
Anronet Ann Roelofsz
Rosa Gasent Pons
Tracy Ann de Zilva
Micaela Fernandez Machin
Amal Karina Nemer
Nguyen Thi Bao Nhu