Larimar Fiallo

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Larimar Fiallo
Beauty pageant titleholder
Born Larissa del Mar Fiallo Scanlón Cabrera
(1983-06-17) June 17, 1983 (age 31)
Concepción de la Vega, Dominican Republic
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Hair color Brown
Eye color Brown
Title(s) Miss Dominican Republic 2004
Major
competition(s)
Miss Dominican Republic 2004
(Winner)
Miss Universe 2004

Larissa del Mar Fiallo Scanlón (born June 17, 1983 in Concepción de la Vega), commonly known as Larimar Fiallo, is a Dominican beauty pageant titleholder who represented her country at the Miss Universe 2004 pageant.[1]

She represented her home province La Vega and winning Miss Dominican Republic Universe 2004 pageant. She was crowned by Miss Universe 2003, Amelia Vega who is from the same country. Her mother, Gisselle Scanlón Grullón, represented the Dominican Republic at Miss World 1974. Fiallo now works as a professional model.

Family[edit]

She was born to Alberto Emilio Fiallo Billini (1945–) and Giselle Josephine Scanlon Grullón (1956–), both prominent doctors. Her father was son of Margarita María Billini Morales, a painter,[2] and Antinoe Fiallo Rodríguez; and thus, a nephew of Viriato Fiallo Rodríguez, and first cousin-once removed of Oscar de la Renta. Her mother, Giselle Scanlon, was born to Thomas Scanlon, an Irish American, and Zaida Grullón Gómez, a Dominican;[3] Scanlon was also Miss Dominican Republic 1974[3] and is currently executive director of the Instituto Nacional de la Salud (Insalud).[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Morrobel, Jacqueline (24 November 2010). "ONU promueve hombres y mujeres contribuyan a erradicar violencia contra mujer". El Nuevo Diario (in Spanish). Retrieved 24 February 2011. 
  2. ^ Peña, Ángela (3 January 2009). "Los lienzos magistrales de Margarita María Billini" (in Spanish). Hoy. Retrieved 23 October 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "Giselle Scanlon: XVIII Reina de una dinastía vegana". ¡Ahora! (in Spanish) (580): 11, 16 (13, 18 on PDF document). 23 December 1974. Retrieved 23 October 2014. 
  4. ^ Batista, Lisania (5 March 2014). "Observatorio de Insalud vigilará muertes maternas" (in Spanish). Santo Domingo: Diario Libre. Retrieved 23 October 2014. 
Preceded by
Amelia Vega
Miss Dominican Republic
2004
Succeeded by
Renata Soñé