Christina Peiris is chosen as Miss Universe Sri Lanka 2017. She succeeds Jayathi De Silva as Miss Universe Sri Lanka and will represent Sri Lanka at Miss Universe 2017 in Las Vegas, the United States of America.
22 years old Christina Peiris stands 5 ft 9 in tall and works as a model. She has a gorgeous face but without preparation due to lack of time, she may not be able to stand out in the Miss Universe pageant.
Sri Lanka has been participating in Miss Universe since 1950s. In their first year itself, Sri Lanka’s Maureen Neliya Hingert was 2nd runner-up; the year was Miss Universe 1955. Since then, the country has not placed in Miss Universe. Of course, the super popular Jacqueline Fernandez from Bollywood was a Miss Sri Lanka, Miss Sri Lanka 2006 to be precise.