Dominican Republic at major beauty pageants

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This is a list of Dominican Republic's official representatives and their placements at the Big Four international beauty pageants, considered the most important in the world. The country has won two victories:

  • One — Miss Universe crown (2003)
  • One — Miss World crown (1982)

Hundreds of beauty pageants are conducted yearly, but the Big Four are considered the most prestigious,[1] widely covered and broadcast by media.[2] The Wall Street Journal,[3] BBC News,[4] CNN,[5] Xinhua News Agency,[6] and global news agencies such as Reuters[7] and Agence France-Presse[8][9] collectively refer to the four major pageants as "Big Four" namely: Miss Universe, Miss World, Miss International and Miss Earth.[10][11][12]

Dominican Republic's Big Four titleholders[edit]

Dominican Republic has been represented in the Big Four international beauty pageants, the four major international beauty pageants for women.[3][13] These are Miss World, Miss Universe, Miss International and Miss Earth.[14][15][16]

Color key
  •      Miss Universe winner
  •      Miss World winner
  •      Miss International winner
  •      Miss Earth winner
  •      Ended as runner-up
  •      Ended as one of the finalists or semifinalists
YEAR MISS UNIVERSE MISS WORLD MISS INTERNATIONAL MISS EARTH
2021 TBA TBA TBA TBA
2020 Kimberly Jiménez
4th Runner-Up
↑ No Pageant Held María Villalona
2019 Clauvid Dály
Top 20
Alba Marie Blair Zaidy Bello Yasmín Evangelista
2018 Aldy Bernard Denise Romero Stephanie Bustamante Gabriela Franceschini
2017 Carmen Muñoz Aletxa Mueses
Top 40
Jennifer Valdez Íngrid Franco
2016 Rosalba García Yaritza Reyes
1st Runner-Up
Cinthya Núñez
Top 15
Nicole Jimeno
2015 Clarissa Molina
Top 10
Cinthya Núñez Irina Peguero Alexandra Parker
2014 Kimberly Castillo Dhío Moreno
Top 25
Bárbara Santana Mayté Brito
2013 Yaritza Reyes
Top 10
Joely Bernat
Top 20
Carmen Muñoz Eugenia de los Santos
2012 Dulcita Lieggi Sally Aponte
Top 30
Melody Mir
3rd Runner-Up
Rocío Castellanos
2011 Dalia Fernández Marianly Burgos Catherine Ramírez Sarah Féliz
2010 Eva Arias × Sofinel Báez Wisleidy Osorio
2009 Ada de la Cruz
1st Runner-Up
Ana Contreras Victoria Fernández
Top 15
Mariel García
2008 Marianne Cruz
2nd Runner-Up
Geisha Montes Claudia Peña Diana González
2007 Massiel Taveras Ada de la Cruz
Top 16
Ana Viñas Themys Febriel
Top 16
2006 Mía Taveras Paola Torres Wilma Abreu
Top 12
Alondra Peña
2005 Renata Soñé
2nd Runner-Up
Elisa Abreu Yadira Geara
1st Runner-Up
Amell Santana
1st Runner-Up
2004 Larimar Fiallo Claudia Cruz
1st Runner-Up
Carol Arciniegas Nileny Dippton
2003 Amelia Vega
WINNER
Eugenia Vargas
Top 20
× Suanny Frontaán
2002 Ruth Ocumarez × Jeimi Hernández
Top 12
Yilda Santana
2001 Claudia de los Santos Jeimy Castillo Belgica Cury
Top 15
Catherine Núñez
2000 Gilda Jovine Gilda Jovine x ↑ No Pageant Held
(established in 2001 in Manila, Philippines.)
1999 Luz García Luz García Patsi Arias
Top 15
1998 Selines Méndez Sharmin Díaz Sorangel Fersobe
1997 Cesarina Mejía Carolina Peña Elsa Peña
1996 Sandra Abreu Idelsa Núñez
Top 10
Sandra Abreu
1995 Cándida Betances
Top 10
Patricia Bayonet Cándida Betances
1994 Vielka Valenzuela Claudia Franjul Alexia Lockhart
1993 Odalisse Rodríguez Lynn Álvarez ×
1992 Liza González Gina Rojas Giselle Abreu
Top 15
1991 Melissa Vargas Rosanna Rodríguez Portalatín Melissa Vargas
1990 Rosario Rodríguez Brenda Marte Vivian Calderón
1989 Anny Canaán Irma Mauriz Elbanira Morales
1988 Patricia Jiménez
Top 10
Josefina Martínez ×
1987 Carmen Pérez Paula Lora ×
1986 Lissette Chamorro Susan González ×
1985 Melba Bello Trinidad González ×
1984 Sumaya Heinsen Mayelinne de Lara ×
1983 Alexandra Astwood Yonoris Estrella ×
1982 Soraya Morey Mariasela Álvarez
WINNER
×
1981 Fausta Peña Josefina Cuello ×
1980 Milagros Germán Patricia Polanco ×
1979 Viena García Sabrina Brugal ×
1978 Raquel Jacobo Jenny Polanco ×
1977 Blanca Sardiñas
Top 12
Jacqueline Hernández ×
1976 Norma Lora Jenny Corporan ×
1975 Milvia Troncoso Carmen Arredondo ×
1974 Jacqueline Candina Giselle Scanlon ×
1973 Lili Fernández Clariza Duarte
Top 7
×
1972 Ivonne Butler Teresa Medrano ×
1971 Sagrario Reyes Haydée Kuret Fatima Scheker
1970 Sobeida Fernández Fátima Shecker ×
1969 Rocío García Sandra Cabrera ×
1968 Ana Ortiz Íngrid García ×
1967 Jeannette García Margarita Rueckschnat Vivien Cevallos
1966 × Jeanette Dotel
Top 15
↑ No Pageant Held
1965 × ↑ No Pageant Held
(established in 1951 in London, United Kingdom. Dominican Republic sent their first delegate in 1966.)
×
1964 Clara Soñé Mildred Almonte
1963 Carmen Abinader Norma Guzmán
1962 Sarah Fórmeta Milagros García
1961 × ↑ No Pageant Held
(established in 1960 in California, United States and then it was transferred in 1968 in Tokyo, Japan. Dominican Republic send their first delegate in 1962.)
1960 ×
1959 ×
1958 ×
1957 ×
1956 Olga Fiallo
1955 ↑ No Pageant Held
(established in 1952 in California, United States and then it was transferred in 1960 in Florida, United States. Dominican Republic sent their first delegate in 1956.)
1954
1953
1952
1951


× Did not compete
No pageant held

Pageant Placements Best result
Miss Universe 11 Winner Star*.svg (2003)
Miss World 12 Winner Star*.svg (1982)
Miss International 9 1st Runner-Up (2005)
Miss Earth 2 1st Runner-Up (2005)
Total 34 2 TITLES

References[edit]

  1. Ornos, Riza (30 September 2013). "Philippines, Brazil And Venezuela: Three Countries To Win The Big Four International Beauty Pageants". International Business Times. Retrieved 4 February 2019.
  2. Kanja, Kirstin (20 December 2019). "Beauty with a purpose: What it means to be Miss World, Miss Universe". Standard Media. Retrieved 26 April 2020.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Jun, Kwanwoo (2003-12-03). "Lost in Storm's Debris: A Beauty Pageant". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 2016-09-11.
  4. Amee, Enriquez (2 February 2014). "Philippines: How to make a beauty queen". BBC News. Retrieved 10 November 2015.
  5. Cabato, Regine (27 January 2017). "How a country hosts a Miss Universe pageant". CNN. Retrieved 31 December 2018.
  6. News, China (3 November 2018). "Myanmar's beauty queen to take part in Miss World pageant 2018 in China". Xinhua News Agency. Retrieved 30 December 2018.
  7. News, Reuters (13 December 2013). "The Philippines earns another crown". Reuters. Archived from the original on December 22, 2015. Retrieved 14 December 2015. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  8. Joel, Guinto (13 March 2015). "PH Cinderellas 'duck walk' to world stage". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Agence France-Presse. Retrieved 10 November 2015.
  9. Joel, Guinto (12 March 2015). "In beauty pageants, Philippines' modern day Cinderellas seize world stage". GMA News Online. Agence France-Presse. Retrieved 10 November 2015.
  10. Vietnam, News (2008-10-08). "Những scandal của Miss World". Vietnam Express. Archived from the original on November 17, 2015. Retrieved 2016-09-11. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  11. Ibrahim, Lynda (2013-09-13). "The misses and missuses of the world". The Jakarta Post. Retrieved 2016-09-11.
  12. Lowe, Aya (2016-01-25). "Philippines' Miss Universe returns home, ignites dreams". Channel NewsAsia. Retrieved 2016-09-11.
  13. Kenya, News (2011-07-15). "Beauty with scandals". Standard Digital News. Retrieved 2016-09-11.
  14. Vietnam, News (2008-10-08). "Những scandal của Miss World". Vietnam Express. Archived from the original on November 17, 2015. Retrieved 2016-09-11. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  15. Ibrahim, Lynda (2013-09-13). "The misses and missuses of the world". The Jakarta Post. Retrieved 2016-09-11.
  16. Lowe, Aya (2016-01-25). "Philippines' Miss Universe returns home, ignites dreams". Channel NewsAsia. Retrieved 2016-09-11.

See also[edit]

  • Miss Dominican Republic


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