Uncertain over Miss Universe 2017 schedule and various international events happening espcially sports in Costa Rica, Channel 7 will not produce the Miss Costa Rica 2017 this year due to complications in its broadcast schedule. This was confirmed by René Picado Cozza, president of Teletica.
Elena Correa who was 1st runner-up in Miss Costa Rica 2016 has been appointed as Miss Costa Rica 2017. She will now represent Costa Rica in Miss Universe 2017 contest likely to be held in November and in the Philippines. Correa’s formal crowning as Miss Costa Rica 2017 will take place in August.
Elena is a model from San Jose and she was previously crowned Miss Supranational Costa Rica 2013.