Begimay Karybekova has been appointed as Miss Universe Kyrgyzstan 2018 to represent Kyrgyzstan at the Miss Universe 2018 contest to be held later this year. This is the first time Kyrgyzstan will take part in the Miss Universe contest. Previously, it tried to send its representative to Miss Universe contest but couldn’t compete for reason unknown.
Begimay is 20 years of age. She stands 1.76 m tall. She is a student in International University of Kyrgyzstan and also works as model. She was crowned Miss World Kyrgyzstan 2017 but didn’t compete in the contest due to visa issue. She was Top 7 in Top Model of the World 2016. She represented Kyrgyzstan at Miss Intercontinental 2016 in Sri Lanka as well.