Keity Drennan Mendieta Britton was crowned Miss Universe Panama 2016 during a closed competition on April 26 at Trump International Hotel in Panama City. The 25-year-old model was selected by a panel of eight judges from a field of 22 contestants. She will now represent Panama in the 2016 edition of Miss Universe whose date and venue have yet to be confirmed. The 1st runner-up is Laura De Sanctis and the 2nd runner-up is Margaret Villanueva. Keity competed in Miss International 2011 where she placed 4th runner-up.