Claudia Schiess

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Claudia Schiess
Beauty pageant titleholder
Born Claudia Elena Schiess Fretz[1]
(1989-11-26) November 26, 1989 (age 25)
Hometown Santa Cruz, Galápagos, Ecuador[2]
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 7 12 in)[1]
Measurements Bust: 90 cm (35.4 in)[1]
Waist: 60 cm (23.6 in)[1]
Hips: 92 cm (36.2 in)[1]
Hair color Blonde[1]
Eye color Blue[1]
Title(s) Miss Ecuador 2011
Miss Supranational Ecuador 2010
Miss Continente Americano 2011
Major
competition(s)

Miss Supranational 2010
Miss Ecuador 2011
(Winner)
(Best Figure)
(Best Face)
(Best Hair)
Miss Universe 2011
Miss Continente Americano 2011
(Winner)

Official Website

Claudia Elena Schiess Fretz (born November 26, 1989) is an Ecuadorian beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss Ecuador 2011 and represented her country in the 2011 Miss Universe pageant. On October 22, 2011 she was elected Miss Continente Americano 2011 becoming the first Ecuadorian to receive this title.

Early life[edit]

Born to an Ecuadorian father and a Swiss mother,[3] Schiess is pursuing a bachelor's degree in business engineering at Universidad Del Pacifico and speaks Spanish, English, German and Swiss German.[1][4]

Schiess is also a professional make-up artist. She enjoys dancing, music, theater and studied modern dance for six years in the Galápagos.[1]

Miss Supranational 2010[edit]

Prior to her participation in Miss Ecuador 2011, Schiess was appointed by Miss Ecuador Organization to represent her nation in Miss Supranational 2010, held on August 28, 2010 in Plock, Poland.[1]

Miss Ecuador 2011[edit]

Schiess, who stands 1.72 m (5 ft 7 12 in) tall, competed as the representative of Galápagos, one of 19 finalists in her country's national beauty pageant, Miss Ecuador 2011, broadcast live on March 17, 2011 from Santo Domingo, where she obtained the Best Figure, Best Face and Best Hair awards[5] and became the eventual winner of the title, gaining the right to represent Ecuador in Miss Universe 2011.[6]

Miss Universe 2011[edit]

As the official representative of her country to the 2011 Miss Universe pageant, broadcast live from São Paulo, Brazil on September 12, 2011, Schiess will vie to succeed current Miss Universe titleholder, Ximena Navarrete of Mexico.[7]

Miss Continente Americano 2011[edit]

As the official representative of her country to the 2011 Miss Continente Americano pageant, broadcast live from Guayaquil, Ecuador on October 22, 2011, Schiess won the title of Miss Continente Americano 2011.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Claudia Schiess Fretz". El Universo. March 9, 2011. Retrieved 18 March 2011. 
  2. ^ "Claudia Schiess". Facebook. Retrieved 18 March 2011. 
  3. ^ www.20min.ch
  4. ^ www.blick.ch
  5. ^ "Claudia Schiess is Miss Ecuador 2011". La Hora. March 18, 2011. Retrieved 18 March 2011. 
  6. ^ "The candidate of Galapagos, Claudia Schiess, elected Miss Ecuador". EFE. March 17, 2011. Retrieved 18 March 2011. 
  7. ^ "São Paulo, Brazil to host the 2011 Miss Universe® Pageant Live on NBC". PR Newswire. December 18, 2010. Retrieved 18 March 2011. 

External links[edit]

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Flag of Guayaquil.svg Mirely Barzola
Miss Supranational Ecuador
2010
Succeeded by
Flag of Guayaquil.svg Leslie Ayala
Preceded by
Flag of Guayaquil.svg Lady Mina
Miss Ecuador
2011
Succeeded by
Flag of Guayaquil.svg Carolina Aguirre
Preceded by
Flag of Guayaquil.svg Lady Mina
Miss Universe Ecuador
2011
Succeeded by
Flag of Guayaquil.svg Carolina Aguirre
Preceded by
Flag of Guayaquil.svg Lady Mina
Miss Continente Americano Ecuador
2011
Succeeded by
Bandera Província Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas.svg Tatiana Loor
Preceded by
Peru Giuliana Zevallos
Miss Continente Americano
2011
Succeeded by
Brazil Camila Serakides