Akanksha Manchanda who represented India in the Miss Summer International 2016 pageant held in Barranquilla, Colombia bagged the 1st runner-up title where the eventual winner of the contest was Miss Russia (Picture below). 11 women representing different countries competed at the pageant.
Akanksha also won the Miss Summer Asia 2016 title apart from winning Best National Costume Award. Her National costume was designed by Melvyn Dominic Noronha along with Devashish Majumdar. She won the honour of representing India after winning Abraxas Godess of Beauty 2016 Miss Summer India International 2016 title.