Kristal Silva was crowned Nuestra Belleza Mexico on January 31, 2016. She will have the opportunity to compete at Miss Universe 2016. The three-hour annual event will air live from Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.
Silva succeeds Miss Universe Mexico 2015 Wendolly Esparza. Esparza represented Mexico at Miss Universe 2015 pageant where she placed in the top fifteen. Mexico has won the Miss Universe crown in 2010 with Ximena Navarrete and in 1991 with Lupita Jones.
Previously Kristal represented Mexico at Miss Earth 2013. She made the TOP 8.
Kristal Silva at the press conference after the Miss Mexico Pageant
Miss Universe Mexico 2016 Final Results
First runner-up : Irma Cristina Miranda Valenzuela
Second runner-up : Geraldine Ponce Mendez
Third runner-up : Naomi Mondragon Garza
Fourth runner-up : Yaris Chaidez Zumaya
TOP 15 Finalists - Arely Espinoza, Valeria Gongora, Tania Pérez, Lorena Chayban, Giovanna Salazar, Yaris Cháidez, Cristal Silva, Irma Miranda, Michelle León, Naomi Garza, Geraldine Ponce, Magdalena Chipres, Mariana Franco, Ana Lilia Alpuche Tovar and Maria Gabriela Martín.