20-year-old Begimay Karybekova is Kyrgyzstan’s first official candidate to the Miss Universe Pageant, to be held later this year. Kyrgyzstan was given franchise rights to the pageant in 2017.
Karybekova has already competed in several international pageants including Miss World in 2017, Miss Intercontinental in 2016 and placed in the top 7 in the Top Model of the World contest in 2016. She stands 1.76 m tall and is a student in International University of Kyrgyzstan. She also works as model.