The national pageant was judged by personalities, like; Luis Archilla, who is a Lawyer, singer and a businesswoman, Co-owner of the Hotel San Juan, Andro Nodarse-Leon, businesswoman Maria del Pilar Rivera and manager of communications and advertising Gatsby, Laura Reyes Priegues.
Stephanie Del Valle after her crowning as Miss Mundo Puerto Rico 2016
Stephanie is the youngest daughter of lawyer Jesus del Valle and his wife Diana Diaz. She has two older brothers, Gretchen and Omar. She speaks three languages and studies Law and Communication in University in New York.
Miss Mundo Puerto Rico 2016 Final Results
Winner : Stephanie Del Valle (Toa Baja)
First runner-up : Stephanie Román De León (Dorado)
Second runner-up : Maria Victoria Perez (Morovis)
Third runner-up : Siramar Huertas (Aguas Buenas)
Fourth runner-up : Josmarie Soto (Cidra)
TOP 12 : Morovis / Vega Alta / Las Marias / Toa Baja / Dorado / Guayama / Guaynabo / Mayaguez / Cidra / Salinas / Aguas Buenas / Bayamon
History of Puerto Rico at Miss World
Puerto Rico debuted in Miss World in 1959, then was absent from 1960 to 1969. The country won the crown in 1975. Wilnelia Merced is the first and to date only Puerto Rican to win the Miss World title. Also, Puerto Rico has produced two 2nd runners-up (2005, 2011) and ten semi-finalists (1976, 1978, 1980, 1985, 2002, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010), and one quarter-finalist (2012).