40 gorgeous ladies battle it out to be the next Binibining Pilipinas queens who will wear the Philippines sash on 6 international pageants. The pressure is high since we became again the powerhouse country in the world of beauty pageants last year. Out of the 40 ladies, one girl stood out among them and was crowned as Binibining Pilipinas 2016 Universe and she is no other than Maria Mika Maxine Medina.
Maxine Medina is an Interior Designer who graduated from the Philippine School of Interior Design and a PMAP or Professional Models Association of the Philippines member. She’s 25 years old and from Quezon City and stands at 5’7 1/4. She has also bagged a special award that night, which is Miss Philippine Airlines.
|Maxine Medina being awarded as Miss PAL. Photo from BPCI
Aside from that 5 beautiful ladies was crowned as well that night and will have the honor to represent our country the Philippines in different international pageant.
|The new Queens of the Philippines!. Photo from PLDT Home DSL
Binibining Pilipinas International 2016 is Kylie Verzosa
Binibining Pilipinas Supranational 2016 is Joanna Eden
Binibining Pilipinas Intercontinental 2016 is Jennifer Hammond
Binibining Pilipinas Globe 2016 is Nichole Manalo
Binibining Pilipinas Grand International 2016 is Nicole Cordoves.
Angelica Alita was declared 1st Runner Up and Jehza Huelar was the 2nd Runner Up.
List of the Top 15
31 Kylie Verzosa
16 Vina Openiano
5 Riana Pangindian
38 Angelica Alita
22 Apriel Smith
9 Roshiela Tobias
4 Kimberle Penchon
13 Joanna Eden
29 Maxine Medina
27 Dindi Pajares
26 Jennifer Hammond
11 Nicole Cordoves
37 Jehza Mae Huelar
28 Nichole Manalo
12 Edjelyn Joy Gamboa
Best in Talent: Binibini 16 Vina Openiano
Miss Friendship: Binibini 16 Vina Openiano
Miss Photogenic: Binibini 31 Kylie Verzosa
Best in National Costume: Binibini 3 Angela Fernando Miss Creamsilk: Binibini 28 Nichole Manalo
Best in Long Gown: Bb.26 Jennifer Hammond
Best in Swimsuit: Binibini 13 Joanna Eden
She’s Got the Look Jag Award: Binibini 31 Kylie Verzosa
Manila Bulletin’s Reader’s Choice Award: Binibini 31 Kylie Verzosa
Miss Philippine Airlines: Binibini 29 Maxine Medina
Congratulations to all the winners!