Dalia Fernández

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This name uses Spanish naming customs; the first or paternal family name is Fernández and the second or maternal family name is Sánchez.
Dalia Fernández
Beauty pageant titleholder
Born Dalia Cristina Fernández Sánchez
(1990-01-03) January 3, 1990 (age 24)
Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
Hair color Brown
Eye color Hazel
Title(s) Virreina Mundial del Banano 2009
Miss Santiago 2011
Miss Dominican Republic 2011
Miss Continente Americano Dominican Republic 2011
Major
competition(s)
Reina Mundial del Banano 2009
(Virreina Mundial del Banano)
Miss Dominican Republic 2011
(Winner)
Miss Universe 2011
Miss Continente Americano 2011
(1st Runner-Up)

Dalia Cristina Fernández Sánchez (born January 3, 1990 in Santiago de los Caballeros) is a Dominican beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss Dominican Republic 2011 and represented the country in the 2011 Miss Universe pageant.

In 2012 she was elected by Luz García’s Noche de Luz programme as a "Summer’s Hot Body".[1][2]

Early life[edit]

Prior to her participation in Miss Dominican Republic 2011, Fernández competed in Reina Mundial del Banano 2009 in Machala, Ecuador on September 23, 2009. As the eventual first runner-up of the event,[3] she won a crown made of 500 green pearls, tourmaline gem stones, and 700 crystals in silver finish.[4] Fernández is currently pursuing a bachelor's degree in psychology.

Miss Dominican Republic 2011[edit]

Fernández competed as the representative of Santiago, one of 36 finalists in her country's national beauty pageant, Miss Dominican Republic 2011, broadcast live from Santo Domingo on March 8, 2011, where she became the eventual winner of the title, gaining the right to represent the Dominican Republic in Miss Universe 2011.[5]

Miss Universe 2011[edit]

Fernández represented the Dominican Republic to the Miss Universe 2011]] pageant, broadcast live from São Paulo, Brazil on September 12, 2011, where she competed to succeed the outgoing titleholder, Ximena Navarrete of Mexico but failed to place in the semifinals.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Luz García devela los Cuerpos Hot 2012" (in Spanish). Sociales y Turismo. Archived from the original on 4 November 2013. Retrieved 4 November 2013. "La productora de televisión Luz García, develó ante los medios de comunicación dominicanos los ganadores de la tercera entrega de los “Cuerpos Hot del Verano 2012” durante un cóctel llevado a cabo en M Kitchen. Los ganadores fueron: Jenny Blanco, Joseguillermo Cortines, Irvin Alberti, Yuvelkys Peralta, Manny Pérez, Dalia Fernández, Martha González y Lisbeth Santos. (...)" 
  2. ^ "Los 7 Cuerpos Hot 2013" (in Spanish). Noche de Luz. Retrieved 4 November 2013. 
  3. ^ "Reina Mundial del Banano 2009". El Nuevo Empresario. September 24, 2009. Retrieved 9 March 2011. 
  4. ^ "16 contestants in Reina Mundial del Banano 2009". El Universo. September 18, 2009. Retrieved 9 March 2011. 
  5. ^ "21-year-old psychology student is the new Miss Dominican Republic". EFE. March 8, 2011. Retrieved 9 March 2011. 
  6. ^ "São Paulo, Brazil to host the 2011 Miss Universe® Pageant Live on NBC". PR Newswire. December 18, 2010. Retrieved 9 March 2011. 

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Mexico Karla Carrillo
Miss Continente Americano 1st Runner-Up
2011
Succeeded by
Panama Maricely González
Preceded by
Eva Arias
Miss Dominican Republic
2011
Succeeded by
Carola Durán
(Dethroned)
Dulcita Lieggi
(Successor)
Preceded by
Alma Álvarez
Miss Continente Americano Dominican Republic
2011
Succeeded by
Carolyn Hawa
Preceded by
Catherine Ramírez
Miss Santiago
2011
Succeeded by
Carolyn Hawa
Preceded by
Venezuela Nailette Romero
Virreina Mundial del Banano
2009
Succeeded by
Peru Laura Spoya