Sari Nakazawa wins Miss Universe Japan 2016 [Full Results]

Miss Shiga, Sari Nakazawa wins Miss Universe Japan 2016 Pageant

Sari Nakazawa will represent Japan at Miss Universe 2016 pageant

Sari Nakazawa of Shiga won Miss Universe Japan 2016 title

 

Miss Shiga,Sari Nakazawa defeated 44 contestants to bag the title of Miss Universe Japan 2016. The grand finale of Miss Universe Japan took place on 1st March 2016 in the national capital of Japan ,Tokyo. Ariana Miyamoto, Miss Universe Japan 2015 ( Top 10 at Miss Universe 2015) crowned Sari as her successor, she will now represent Japan at this year’s Miss Universe 2016 pageant later this year. Miss Kumamoto-Sayaka Matsumoto was crowned as the first-runner up where as Miss Fukushima -Kaori Arike bagged the second runner-up position. Miss Kochi-Sayaka Nishimura & Miss Shizuoka- Yukari Shiotsuki bagged the third & fourth runner-up crown respectively. In the same event Mister Kangawa- Hiroto Sasaki bagged the title of Mister Japan 2016.

Japan has produced two Miss Universe winners Akiko Kojima Miss Universe 1959 the first Asian to win Miss Universe crown and Riyo Mori in 2007. Kurara Chibana bagged the only first runner-up crown of the country. Kinuko Ito in 1953 was crowned as second runner-up at that year’s edition of Miss Universe, Jun Shimada in 1970  Mizuho Sakaguchi in 1988 bagged the third runner-up crown for Japan. Kikuyo Osuka (1955) & Miyako Miyazaki (2003) are the two fourth runner-ups from Japan. The Miss Universe Japan pageant was founded in the year 1998 and it was run by Ines Ligron till 2009. Under Ines guidance Japan produced one Miss Universe & first runner-up crown.

 

Full Results:

Miss Universe Japan 2016:Miss Shiga-Sari Nakazawa
first runner-up: Miss Kumamoto-Sayaka Matsumoto
second runner-up:Miss Fukushima -Kaori Arike
third runner-up:Miss Kochi-Sayaka Nishimura
fourth runner-up:Miss Shizuoka-Yukari Shiotsuki
TOP 16
Miss Fukuoka-Keiko Fukushima
Miss Gifu-Haruka Yoshino
Miss Kagawa-Arika Sakamoto
Miss Kanagawa-Miku Takahashi
Miss Mie-Yada Momoe
Miss Nagano-Mizue Todoroki
Miss Nara-Yukiko Takano
Miss Okinawa-Konatsu Itokazu
Miss Tokushima-Kaori Arike
Miss sTokyo-Risako Nakamura
Miss Toyama-Ayumi Nakazawa

Photo Credit:Missosology Japan Page

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