Beautiful Miss Sri Lanka Tracy Ann De Zilva made history when she was placed 1st runner up at Miss Intercontinental 2016. She was the second ever Sri Lankan to be placed in the top 3 at an international beauty pageant following Ms. Maureen Neliya Hingert who was placed 1st runner up in 1955.
Miss Intercontinental 2016 was the 45th edition of the annual beauty pageant, which is one of the oldest in the world. Coronation night of this beautiful pageant was held on October 16, 2016 at Stein Studios in Ratmalana, Sri Lanka. Over 60 beautiful ladies from across all continents gathered in Colombo, Sri Lanka to compete for the title.
The Continental Queen of North America took home the title as Miss Puerto Rico, Heilymar Rosario was crowned Miss Intercontinental 2016. The First runner-up was Continental Queen of Asia, Miss Sri Lanka Tracy Ann De Zilva; second runner-up Continental Queen of Africa, Miss Ghana Vera Safoah; third runner-up Continental Queen of Europe, Miss Italy Floriana Russo; and fourth runner-up Continental Queen of South America titleholder, Miss Venezuela Amal Karina Nemer Erched.