WATCH: Bb Pilipinas 2016 swimsuit competition at coronation night

MANILA, Philippines – The Binibining Pilipinas 2016 will not be complete without the swimsuit portion. The 40 candidates showed off their summer best in swimsuits by Pegarro Swim at the pageant's coronation night, Sunday, April 17 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. 

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In attendance at coronation night were reigning Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach, as well as Miss Universe contestants Olivia Jordan (USA), Vanessa Tevi Kumares (Malaysia), and May Thaw (Myanmar). Miss Universe Organization president Paula Shugart was also in attendance. 

Who are you rooting for? Let us know in the comments below. – Rappler.com 

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Leading up to coronation night

Get to know the ladies

Pia Wurtzbach

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