The country’s bet to the 65th Miss Universe pageant Maxine Medina advanced to the final six before she bowed out of the competition.
The 26-year-old Medina got high scores in the evening gown and swimsuit segments. For the question and answer portion, she replied with the Miss Universe event when asked about the most significant change in the world in the last 10 years. The final three contestants were Miss France Iris Mittenaere, Miss Colombia Andrea Tovar, and Miss Haiti Raquel Pelissier. Mittenaere was crowned Miss Universe after getting the top scores from the panel of judges composed of Miss Universe 1993 Dayanara Torres, Miss Universe 1994 Sushmita Sen, Miss Universe 2011 Leila Lopes, Editorial Director Mickey Boardman of fashion magazine Paper, TV star Cynthia Bailey, and Emmy and Tony award-winning producer Francine LeFrak .