Barbara Filipovic: Miss Universe Croatia 2016
Barbara Filipovic has been chosen as Miss Universe Croatia (also known as Miss Universe Hrvatske) on 15th April, 2016 in Zagreb, the capital city of Croatia. She succeeds Barbara Ljiljak as the winner of Miss Universe Croatia title. Barbara will now represent the country at Miss Universe 2016. Barbara’s first runner-up was Paul Caic & second runner-up was Marija Kljajic. In all, 20 contestants were vying for thet title of Miss Universe Croatia 2016.
Barbara Filipovic is from Zagreb. She stands 5’5″ tall. She is a medical student at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in Zagreb. She enjoys singing, horse riding, travelling, skiing and cooking.
Barbara Filipovic has the chance to be the first Croatian beauty to win Miss Universe. Miss Universe Croatia has been sending their winners to Miss Universe since 1997. They achieved their first placement in 2009 with Sarah Cosic. Their second placement came with Elizabeta Burg in 2012. Last year Mirta Kuštan represented Croatia at Miss Universe 2015 instead of the actual winner Barbara Ljiljak since Barbara suffered an injury just days before Miss Universe.
Credits: Miss Universe Croatia