This page uses content from Wikipedia and is licensed under CC BY-SA.

Miss Uruguay

Miss Uruguay
Miss Universo Uruguay
Nuestra Belleza Uruguaya
Motto Beauty, Intelligence, Elegance and Poise
Formation 1952
Type Beauty pageant
Headquarters Montevideo
Location
Membership
Miss Universe
Miss World
Official language
Spanish
Company
TNT Latin America
Key people
Laurens Drillich
Website EMA Models

Miss Uruguay is a national beauty pageant in Uruguay.

History

Began in 1952 the committee of Miss Uruguay held Miss Uruguay for Miss Universe the first time. Between 1965 and 1979 the pageant was broadcast on TV under Miguel Angel Viera Bruchou. The Miss Uruguay constantly sends its winner to the Miss Universe and runner-up to Miss World. In addition, Miss Uruguay winners may compete to Miss International, Reina Hispanoamericana, Miss Intercontinental, Miss United Continents, Reina Internacional del Café and Miss America Latina.

Franchise holders

In 2000 due to financial support, Miss Uruguay lost the Miss International franchise. Started in that year, Miss Uruguay selects its winner to only Miss Universe and first runner-up to Miss World.[1]

In 2004 after Mieguel Angel Viera Bruchou directed the Miss Uruguay contest, the Promociones Gloria took over to hold Miss Universo Uruguay pageant where the main winner automatically went to Miss Universe and runner-up participated to Miss World. The Gloria pageant had existed until 2006. In 2006 Antonio Vergara Olmos purchased Miss Universe franchise to Uruguay. The pageant was broadcast on Teledoce (2006-2007) and TV Ciudad (2008-2010). Between 2011 and 2015 the Miss Uruguay held at Conrad Hotel in Punta del Este.

In 2016 TNT Latin America has officially become company franchise to hold the annual Miss Uruguay contest. Escuela de Modelos y Actitud - EMA Models partners to TNT Latin America to select Top 6 Miss Uruguay. The six contestants fly to Argentina to quarantine and to compete on Miss Uruguay stage. The pageant Live broadcast on TNT Latin America in Uruguay and Argentina. The winner will go to Miss Universe pageant.[2] Meanwhile former national director, Antonio Vergara Olmos held the preliminary to Miss World.[3]

Titleholders

Miss Uruguay

The first Miss Uruguay 1952 was Nennella Prunell who withdrew at the Miss Universe 1952 in Long Beach after getting crown of Miss Uruguay. Due to personal reasons, Prunell decided to not compete at the Miss Universe first edition. Her first runner-up, Gladys Rubio Fajardo took over her chance to be the first Miss Universe representative from Uruguay[4] In 1976, 1984, 1992 and 1997 Miss Uruguay winners did not compete at the Miss Universe but Miss World. In 1977 and 1994 Miss Uruguay competed at the Miss Universe and Miss World.[5]

Year Miss Uruguay
1952 Nennella Prunell
1953 Ada Alicia Ibáñez Amengual
1954 Ana Moreno
1955 Inge Hoffmann
1956 Gullermina Aguirre
1957 Gabriela Pascal
1958 Irene Augustyniak
1959 Claudia Bernat
1960 Iris Teresa Ubal Cabrera
1961 Susanna Lausorog Ferrari
1962 Nelly Pettersen Vasigaluz
1963 Graciela Pintos
1964 Delia Babiak
1965 Sonia Raquel Gorbaran
1966 Susana Regeden
1967 Mayela Berton Martinez
1968 Graciela Minarrieta
1969 Julia Möller Roche
1970 Reneé Buncristiano
1971 Alba Techeira López
1972 Cristina Moller
1973 Yolanda Ferrari
1974 Mirta Graziella Rodríguez
1975 Evelyn Rodríguez
1976 Sara Alaga Valega
1977 Adriana Umpierre Escudero
1978 Maria del Carmen da Rosa
1979 Elizabeth Busti
1980 Beatriz Antuñez
1981 Griselda Dianne Anchorena
1982 Silvia Beatriz Vila Abavian
1983 María Jacqueline Beltrán
1984 Giselle Barthou Quintes
1985 Andrea Beatríz López Silva
1986 Norma Silvana García Lapitz
1987 María Victoria Zangaro Groso
1988 Carla Trombotti
1989 Carolina Pies Riet
1990 Ondina Pérez Isaza
1991 Adriana Comas Silvera
1992 Leonora Irene Dibueno Fenocchi
1993 Maria Fernanda Navarro Guigou
1994 Leonora Îrene Dibueno Fenocchi
1995 Sandra Znidaric
1996 Adriana Sandra Maidana
1997 Ana González Kwasny
1998 Virginia Lourdes Russo Marrero
1999 Verónica González
2000 Natalia Figueras Cabezas
DETHRONED
2001 Carla Leticia Piaggio Taracido
2002 Fiorella Fleitas
2003 Natalia Rodríguez Lassiy

Miss Universo Uruguay

Began in 2004 the Miss Uruguay Organization renamed as Miss Universo Uruguay and divided the title into the two categories where the main Miss Uruguay named as Miss Universo Uruguay and the second title will be automatically awarded as Miss Mundo Uruguay. TNT Latinoamérica has become an official broadcast network for Uruguay.

In 2004 the Promociones Gloria collaborated with Miss Uruguay Organization.[6]

In 2013 Due to lack supports, Miss Uruguay 2013, Micaela Orsi withdrew at the Miss Universe 2013 in Moscow. Orsi came to Miss Universe Office in New York to declare her withdrawal in the 62nd edition of the pageant.[7]

Year Nuestra Belleza Uruguaya Department
2004 Nadia Theoduloz
DETHRONED
Maldonado
2005 Viviana Antonella Arenas Salto
2006 Fatimih Dávila Sosa Maldonado
2007 Giannina Carla Silva Varela Artigas
2008 Paula Andrea Díaz Galione Canelones
2009 Cinthia Carolina D'Ottone Reyna Colonia
2010 Stephany Ortega Da Costa Montevideo
2011 Maria Fernanda Semino Montevideo
2012 Camila Vezzoso García Artigas
2013 Micaela Orsi Jorcín Colonia
2014 Johana Riva Garabetian Montevideo
2015 Bianca Sánchez Pico Montevideo
2016 Magdalena Cohendet Artigas
2017 Marisol Acosta Canelones

Big Four pageants

The following women have represented Uruguay in the Big Four international beauty pageants, the four major international beauty pageants for women.[8][9] These are Miss World, Miss Universe, Miss International and Miss Earth.[10][11][12]

Color key
  •      Declared as Winner
  •      Ended as runner-up
  •      Ended as one of the finalists or semifinalists

Miss Universo Uruguay

Miss Uruguay has been sending representatives in three of the Big Four international beauty pageants. Traditionally, the winner of Miss Uruguay represents her country at the Miss Universe pageant. On occasion, when the winner does not qualify (due to age) for contest, a runner-up is sent.

Year Miss Uruguay Placement Special Awards
1952 Gladys Rubio Fajardo Top 16
1953 Ada Alicia Ibáñez Amengual Top 16
1954 Ana Moreno Top 16
1955 Inge Hoffmann Unplaced
1956 Titina Aguirre Unplaced
1957 Gabriela Pascal Top 16 Miss Photogenic (4th Runner-up)
1958 Irene Augustyniak Unplaced
1959 Claudia Bernat Unplaced
1960 Iris Teresa Ubal Cabrera Unplaced
1961 Susanna Lausorog Ferrari Unplaced
1962 Nelly Pettersen Vasigaluz Unplaced
1963 Graciela Pintos Unplaced
1964 Delia Babiak Unplaced
1965 Sonia Raquel Gorbaran Unplaced
1966 Susana Regeden Did not compete
1967 Mayela Berton Martinez Unplaced
1968 Graciela Minarrieta Unplaced
1969 Julia Möller Roche Unplaced
1970 Reneé Buncristiano Unplaced
1971 Alba Techeira López Unplaced
1972 Cristina Moller Unplaced
1973 Yolanda Ferrari Unplaced
1974 Mirta Graziella Rodríguez Unplaced
1975 Evelyn Rodríguez Unplaced
1976 Sara Alaga Valega Unplaced
1977 Adriana Umpierre Escudero Unplaced Best National Costume (1st Runner-up)
1978 Maria del Carmen da Rosa Unplaced
1979 Elizabeth Busti Unplaced Best National Costume
1980 Beatriz Antuñez Unplaced
1981 Griselda Dianne Anchorena Unplaced
1982 Silvia Beatriz Vila Abavian Top 12 Best National Costume (2nd Runner-up)
1983 María Jacqueline Beltrán Unplaced
1984 Yissa Pronzatti Perez Unplaced Best National Costume (1st Runner-up)
1985 Andrea Beatríz López Silva 4th Runner-up
1986 Norma Silvana García Lapitz Unplaced
1987 María Victoria Zangaro Groso Unplaced
1988 Carla Trombotti Unplaced
1989 Carolina Pies Riet Unplaced
1990 Ondina Pérez Isaza Unplaced
1991 Adriana Comas Silvera Unplaced
1992 Gabriela Ventura Escoba Unplaced
1993 Maria Fernanda Navarro Guigou Unplaced
1994 Leonora Îrene Dibueno Fenocchi Unplaced
1995 Sandra Znidaric Unplaced
1996 Adriana Sandra Maidana Unplaced
1997 Adriana Cano Garcia Unplaced
1998 Virginia Lourdes Russo Marrero Unplaced
1999 Verónica González Unplaced
2000 Giovanna Piazza Diaz Unplaced
2001 Carla Leticia Piaggio Taracido Unplaced
2002 Fiorella Fleitas Unplaced
2004 Nicole Dupont Giglo Unplaced Best National Costume (Top 10)
2005 Viviana Antonella Arenas Unplaced
2006 Fatimih Dávila Sosa Unplaced Best National Costume (Top 20)
2007 Giannina Carla Silva Varela Unplaced
2008 Paula Andrea Díaz Galione Unplaced
2009 Cinthia Carolina D'Ottone Reyna Unplaced
2010 Stephany Ortega Da Costa Unplaced
2011 Maria Fernanda Semino Unplaced
2012 Camila Vezzoso García Unplaced
2013 Micaela Orsi Jorcín Did not compete
2014 Johana Riva Garabetian Unplaced
2015 Bianca Sánchez Pico Unplaced
2016 Magdalena Cohendet Unplaced
2017 Marisol Acosta Unplaced

Miss Mundo Uruguay

Year Miss Uruguay Placement Special Awards
1959 Yvonne Kelly Unplaced
1960 Beatriz Benítez Unplaced
1961 Roma Spadaccini Aguerre Unplaced
1962 Maria Noel Genouese Top 15
1964 Alicia Elena Gómez Unplaced
1965 Raquel Luz Delgado Unplaced
1975 Carmen Abal Top 15
1976 Sara Alaga Valega Unplaced
1977 Adriana María Umpierre Escudero Unplaced
1978 Mabel Rua Unplaced
1979 Laura Rodriguez Delgado Top 15
1980 Ana Claudia Carriquiry Unplaced
1981 Silia Marianela Bas Carresse Unplaced
1982 Varinia Roxana Govea Pazos Unplaced
1983 Silvia Zumarán Unplaced
1984 Giselle Barthou Quintes Unplaced
1985 Gabriela de León Muniz Unplaced
1986 Alexandra Maria Goldenthal Unplaced
1987 Monica Ines Borrea Vicente Unplaced
1988 Gisel Silva Sienra Unplaced
1990 Maria Carolina Casalia Abelia Unplaced
1991 Andrea Regina Gorrochategui Granja Unplaced
1992 Leonora Irene Dibueno Fenocchi Unplaced
1993 Maria Fernanda Navarro Guigou Unplaced
1996 Claudia Verónica Gallarreta Olmedo Unplaced
1997 Ana González Kwasny Unplaced
1998 Maria Desiree Fernandez Mautone Unplaced
1999 Katherine Gonçalves Pedrozo Unplaced
2000 Katja Alexandra Thomsen Grien 4th Runner-up
2001 Maria Daniela Abasolo Cugnetti Unplaced
2002 Natalia Figueras Cabezas Unplaced
2003 Natalia Rodriguez Lassiy Unplaced
2004 María Jimena Rivas Fernandez Did not compete
2005 Daniela Tambasco Marfetan Unplaced
2006 Soledad Gagliardo Unplaced
2008 Fatimih Dávila Sosa Unplaced
2009 Claudia Rossina Vanrell Escalante Unplaced
2010 Eliana Sabrina Olivera Gonnet Unplaced
2011 Karina Belén Sogliano Maldonado Unplaced
2012 Valentina Henderson Aromburu Unplaced
2013 Mercedes Bissio Del Puerto Did not compete
2014 Romina Fernández Sellanes Unplaced
2015 Sherika de Armas Elías Unplaced
2016 María Romina Trotto Morales Unplaced Top 24 Miss World Sport
2017 Melina Carballo Fagúndez Unplaced

Miss Internacional Uruguay

Year Miss Uruguay Placement Special Awards
1960 Beatriz Liñares Unplaced
19601 Mónica Moore Davie Unplaced Miss Friendship
1962 Silvia Romero Unplaced
1963 Susana Casañas Méndez Unplaced
1967 Raquel Erlich Unplaced
1968 Soledad Gandos Unplaced
1971 Carmen López Unplaced
1972 Christina Moller Unplaced
1974 Mirta Grazilla Rodríguez Unplaced
1975 Stella Barrios Unplaced
1976 Isabel Ana Ferrero Unplaced
1977 Dinorah González Carpio Unplaced
1978 Sara Alaga Valega Unplaced
1979 Nidia Silvera Unplaced
1980 Erna Isabel Alfonso Unplaced
1981 Silvia Alonso Unplaced
1982 Carolina Sibils Unplaced
1988 Gisel Silva Sienra Unplaced
1999 María Daniela Abasolo Cugnetti Top 15
2013 Natalia Sanchez Did not compete

Miss Tierra Uruguay

As of 2016 the winner of Reinas de Belleza del Uruguay (Miss Uruguay under VTV) represents Uruguay at the Miss Earth pageant.

Year Miss Uruguay Placement Special Awards
2004 Katherine Gonçalves Pedrozo Unplaced
2012 Cynthia Kutscher Kleinschmidt Unplaced
2015 Maria Belen Cabrera Unplaced
2016 Valeria Barrios Ustra Unplaced 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Resort Wear (Group 3)
3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Swimsuit (Group 3)

Other achievements

  • Gisel Silva Sienra placed as the Third Runner-up Reina Internacional del Café 1989.
  • Margaret Nicole Geymonat Schaffner won Reina Internacional del Café 1992.
  • Katherine Gonzalves Pedrozo awarded as Best Swimsuit at the Miss Intercontinental 2000 in Germany.
  • Karen Klosz placed as the First Runner-up Miss America Latina 2004.
  • Giannina Carla Silva Varela, Miss Uruguay 2007 won Miss America Latina 2007.
  • Camila Fernández Carvalho placed as the First Runner-up Reina Internacional del Café 2008.
  • Erika Falken placed as the Top 10 Miss America Latina 2008.
  • Belén Sogliano placed as the Third Runner-up Miss America Latina 2009.
  • Antonella Rodríguez González placed as the Fourth Runner-up Reina Internacional del Café 2014.

References

  1. ^ "Bianca Sánchez is Miss Universe Uruguay 2015". pageantsnews.com. Retrieved April 27, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Miss Universo Uruguay 2016". elbazardelespectaculo.blogspot.co.id. Retrieved November 3, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Miss Mundo Uruguay 2016". globalbeauties.com. Retrieved June 24, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Alle Miss Uruguays der 50er". uruguayinfo.com. Retrieved October 6, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Alle Miss Uruguays der 70er". uruguayinfo.com. Retrieved October 6, 2016. 
  6. ^ "Miss Uruguay 2005 - Promociones Gloria". promocionesgloria.com. Retrieved October 6, 2016. 
  7. ^ "Miss Uruguay Backs Out From Miss Universe Due to Lack of Support". ivtimes.com.au. Retrieved October 28, 2013. 
  8. ^ Jun, Kwanwoo (2003-12-03). "Lost in Storm's Debris: A Beauty Pageant". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 2015-11-09. 
  9. ^ Kenya, News (2011-07-15). "Beauty with scandals". Standard Digital News. Retrieved 2015-11-09. 
  10. ^ Vietnam, News (2008-10-08). "Những scandal của Miss World". Vietnam Express. Archived from the original on 2015-11-17. Retrieved 2015-11-09. 
  11. ^ Ibrahim, Lynda (2013-09-13). "The misses and missuses of the world". The Jakarta Post. Retrieved 2015-11-09. 
  12. ^ Lowe, Aya (2016-01-25). "Philippines' Miss Universe returns home, ignites dreams". Channel NewsAsia. Retrieved 2016-01-25. 

External links