WATCH: Maxine Medina Enters Miss Universe 2016 Top 9

Philippine bet Maxine Medina moved on to the Top 9 of Miss Universe 2016.

Also in the Top 9 are USA, Thailand, France, Mexico, Kenya, Colombia, Canada and Haiti.

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Brazil, representing a country surrounded by beaches, did not make the cut. Indonesia was also eliminated, with Peru and Panama.

The Top 9 contestants with the highest averaged scores in the swimsuit competition will advance to the long gown segment.