PH's Maxine Medina makes Miss Universe 2016 Top 13 | Lifestyle.INQ

OCTOBER 27, 2022

miss universe top 13The country’s bet Maxine Medina led the top 13 contestants during the main competition of the Miss Universe on Monday.


The crowd went wild as Medina’s name was called by host Steve Harvey as among the top 13 ahead of the coronation at the SM Mall of Asia Arena.


Harvey asked Medina what her aunt Gem Padilla-Thomas, a former Miss Universe Philippines 1990, told her.


“She just told me to be myself,” Medina said.


Here’s the list of the Miss Universe candidates who have advanced to the Top 13 so far.


They got the highest averaged scores from the judges based on their performance in the preliminary swimsuit and long gown competition, preliminary interviews, and fan vote:


Miss Kenya – Mary Esther Were


Miss Indonesia – Kezia Warouw


Miss USA – Deshauna Barber


Miss Mexico – Kristal Silva


Miss Peru – Valeria Piazza


Miss Panama – Keity Drennan


Miss Colombia – Andrea Tovar


Miss Philippines – Maxine Medina


Miss Canada – Siera Bearchell


Miss Brazil – Raissa Santana


Miss France -Iris Mittenaere


Miss Haiti – Raquel Pelissier


Miss Thailand – Chalita Suansane


The Top 13 candidates will compete in the swimsuit segment, which will determine the Top 9. Stay tuned for updates.


Miss Venezuela, Mariam Habach, perceived as one of the early favorites, failed to make the cut. IDL

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