Erica Robin Miss Universe Pakistan wears a burkini in El Salvador

25-year-old Erica Robin makes history by wearing a burkini during the swimsuit round.

Erica Robinson is the first-ever Pakistani participant at the Miss Universe 2023, The competition was tough as Nicaragua, Australia, and Thailand made it to the top 3 finals and finally it was Sheynnis Palacios was crowned on November 19 at the Jose Adolfo Pinde Arena in San Salvador, El Salvador. Miss Universe, India Participant Shweta Sharda was able to qualify for the semi-finals but was unable to enter the swimsuit round.

An image of Erica Robin wearing a burkini during the swimsuit round

The competition was very tough for all the participants at the Miss Universe, many of the participants were unable to qualify for the swimsuit round, when it was finally Pakistan’s Erica Robin turn she definitely made a lasting impression by wearing a burkini. Erica Robin is the first-ever Pakistani participant in the Miss Universe beauty pageant.

Erica Robin is also the first ever Pakistani participant to wear a burkini during the swimsuit round, She had earlier won the Miss Universe Pakistan in September. Unfortunately, Erica Robin has continuously faced backlash and has been trending on platform X for participating in the Miss Universe beauty pageant.

An image of Erica Robin at Miss Universe Pageant 2023

One of the backlashes came in from an influential personality from Pakistani Politician named Mushtaq Ahmed of Jamaat-e-Islami. He called it a shameful act as participating in such events should not be allowed for any women from Pakistan.

Erica who had represented Pakistan is a Christian  and told the BBC that she was unable to understand the reasoning behind the backlash.

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