The 14 lucky contestants were: Alicia Tan,Ariessa Lam,Cindy Ng,Hazelin Ng,Dhivya Dhyana,Jennifer Ling,Kiran Jassal,Lina Soong,Nisha Sema,Shiat Teen,Swarna Naidu and Yen Nee.
Jassal succeeds Vanessa Tevi Kumares. Vanessa represented Malaysia at the 64th Miss Universe pageant in Las Vegas on December 20, 2015, but failed to place in the semi-finals. Malaysia has placed only once at the Miss Universe pageant courtesy of Josephine Lena Wong at Miss Universe 1970.
Who is Kiran Jassal ?
174cm-tall Kiran grew up in Subang Jaya and is the youngest in a family of four. She was trained in classical harmonium for nine years from the age of seven.
Kiran became active in public speaking competitions to overcome her stage fright. A straight 'A's student throughout her schooling years, she dreams of running her own orthodontic practice.
The TOP 4 of Miss Universe Malaysia 2016
Miss Universe Malaysia 2016 Final Results
Winner: Kiran Jassal
1st runner-up: Dhivya Dhaya
2nd Runner Up: Lina Soong
3rd Runner Up: Swarna Naidu
4th runner-up : Nisha Sema
Miss Online Personality: Alicia Tan
Miss Congeniality: Nisha Sema
Miss Talent: Lina Soong
Miss Photogenic: Dhivya Dhyana
Miss Body Beautiful: Swarna Naidu
Miss MyDentist Winning Smile: Swarna Naidu