Miss Cook Islands, Miss World 2016 First Semi-Finalist
Natalia Short, Miss Cook Islands, took a shortcut in Miss World Top 20 as she has just made history after earning the top spot in Miss World 2016's Sports Challenge. It's the highest placing the Cooks have received so far in major international pageants.
Miss Cook Islands is now the first semifinalist at Miss World 2016 to be held on 18 December 2016 at MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland, United States just south of Washington, D.C.
Miss World Sports (Gold Medal): Cook Islands
Silver Medal: Croatia
Bronze Medal: Malta