Heilymar Rosario Velázquez from Puerto Rico wins Miss Intercontinental 2016!!!

Heilymar Rosario Velázquez,Miss Puerto Rico was crowned as Miss Intercontinental 2016!!!

Heilymar Rosario Velázquez of Puerto Rico won Miss Intercontinental 2016
Miss Intercontinental 2016,Heilymar Rosario Velázquez of Puerto Rico

Heilymar Rosario Velázquez from Puerto Rico defeated 59 other contestants to bag the title of Miss Intercontinental 2016. The 45th edition of the pageant took place on 16th of October 2016 at the Stein Studios, Colombo , Sri Lanka. Miss Intercontinental 2015,Valentina Rasulova of Russia crowned Heilymar as her successor. Host girl Miss Sri Lanka,Tracy Ann De Zilva was crowned as first runner-up. There was a tie breaker between Miss Ghana & Miss Italy for the second runner-up crown, judges were asked to stand for the girl they thought was deserving to win the second runner-up crown 6/10 judges stood up for Ghana-Vera Safoah,Miss Italy-Floriana Russo bagged the third runner-up crown.Miss Venezuela,Karina Amal Nemer Erched bagged the fourth runner-up crown. Musicians Apache Indian and Patricio Arellano entertained the audience with their foot tapping Music. Miss Universe Sri Lanka 2011,Stephanie Siriwardhana hosted the show. Heilymar is the third Puerto Rican to win the Miss Intercontinental crown. Puerto Rico has won Miss Intercontinental in the year 1985 and 2010.

Miss Intercontinental 2016 Full Results:

Miss Intercontinental 2016:Puerto Rico-Heilymar Rosario Velázquez (Continental Queen of North America)
First runner-up:Sri Lanka-Tracy Ann De Zilva (Continental Queen of Asia Pacific)
Second runner-up: Ghana-Vera Safoah (Continental Queen of Africa)
Third runner-up: Italy-Floriana Russo. (Continental Queen of Europe)
Fourth runner-up:Venezuela-Karina Amal Nemer Erched.(Continental Queen of South America)

TOP 15

China-Liu Xiaoyan
Colombia-Morales Carvajal Leidy Carolina
Costa Rica-Maria Amalia Matamoros
Czech Republic-Natalie Muslikova
Philippines-Jennifer Ruth Hammond Alviar
Poland-Paulina Rulka
Seychelles-Isabel Lavigne
Thailand-Atitaya Khunnalapat
Ukraine-Valeria Samehylieiwa
Venezuela-Karina Amal Nemer Erched

Sub Contest Winners:

Best Body:Costa Rica-Maria Amalia Matamoros

Best National Costume:Thailand-Atitaya Khunnalapat
Miss Congeniality:Bangladesh-Fatimatu Zohra
Miss Photogenic:Puerto Rico-Heilymar Velázquez
Miss beautiful:Venezuela-Karina Amal Nemer Erched
Miss Popular: Myanmar-Ni Ni Win Naing
Miss Hospitality:Seychelles-Isabel Lavigne

Photo Credit: Miss Intercontinental Organization Website& Miss Universe Puerto Rico Website.