Miss Dominican Republic 2002

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Miss Dominican Republic 2002
Date July 29, 2002
Presenters Georgina Duluc and José Guillermo Cortines
Entertainment Charytín Goico, Shalim
Venue Teatro Nacional Eduardo Brito, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Broadcaster Channel 13, Telecentro
Entrants 30*
Withdraws Dajabón, Hato Mayor, Neiba, San Cristóbal, San Juan, Santiago Rodríguez, Villa González
Winner Amelia Victoria Vega Polanco
Santiago

Miss República Dominicana 2003 was held on July 29, 2002. There were 22 candidates, representing provinces and municipalities, who entered. There was going to be 30 but there were various withdrawals. The winner would represent the Dominican Republic at Miss Universe 2003. The first runner-up would enter Miss International 2002. The second runner-up would enter in Miss América Latina 2003. The rest of finalist entered different pageants. The winner of the pageant would go to win the crown of Miss Universe. That is the reason she didn't enter Miss Earth.

Results[edit]

Final Results Contestant
Miss República Dominicana 2002
1st Runner-up
  • Bonao - Jeimi Hernández
2nd Runner-up
Semi-finalists

Order of Top 3[edit]

  1. Santiago
  2. Bonao
  3. Comunidad Dominicana En Nueva York

Order of Top 12[edit]

  1. Comunidad Dominicana En Nueva York
  2. Valverde
  3. San José de las Matas
  4. La Romana
  5. Puerto Plata
  6. San Pedro de Macorís
  7. La Altagracia
  8. Bonao
  9. Duvergé
  10. Santiago
  11. Santo Domingo Oeste
  12. Licey al Medio

Special awards[edit]

Delegates[edit]

Represented Contestant Age Height Hometown
Azua Patricia Tomas Ferro 21 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) Santo Domingo
Bonao Jeimi Vanessa Hernández Franjul 24 1.81 m (5 ft 11 14 in) Bonao
Comendador Eva Duarte Sánchez 19 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) San Felipe de Puerto Plata
Com. Dom. Nueva York Carol María Arciniegas Jiménez 20 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) Washington Heights
Dajabón Elizabeth Rondón García 18 1.75 m (5 ftin) Loma de Cabrera
Distrito Nacional Melanie Pimentel de Lara 26 1.69 m (5 ft 6 12 in) Los Alcarrizos
Duvergé Yilda Santana Subervi 22 1.80 m (5 ft 10 34 in) Santo Domingo
El Seibo Yorning Mateo Sâlves 18 1.68 m (5 ft 6 14 in) Santo Domingo
Hato Mayor Sarah María Reyes Santos 20 1.75 m (5 ftin) San Cristóbal
Jimaní Ana María Beldaña Ferriera 23 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) Santiago de los Caballeros
La Altagracia Mary Ann Fiallo Reynosa 21 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) Santo Domingo
La Romana Suanny Frontaán de la Cruz 22 1.82 m (5 ft 11 34 in) La Romana
La Vega Norbelkis Ramírez Astro 18 1.77 m (5 ft 9 34 in) Santiago de los Caballeros
Licey al Medio Ana Carolina Frometa Cruz 22 1.77 m (5 ft 9 34 in) Santiago de los Caballeros
María Trinidad Sánchez Yoneidy Zamora Berro 20 1.81 m (5 ft 11 14 in) Villa Mella
Moca Cindy Arias Morton 25 1.80 m (5 ft 10 34 in) Moca
Monte Cristi Carolina Ayala Cromen 18 1.71 m (5 ft 7 14 in) San Felipe de Puerto Plata
Neiba Sandra Castellanos de Fermin** 21 1.76 m (5 ft 9 14 in) Santo Domingo
Puerto Plata Dina Margarita Encarnación del Rosario 23 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) Sosúa
Samaná Lucrecia Vargas Camacho 20 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in) Moca
San Cristóbal Elisa Mercedes Cid Brito 19 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in) San Cristóbal
San Francisco de Macorís Johanna del Carmen Espaillat Romero 19 1.76 m (5 ft 9 14 in) San Francisco de Macorís
San José de las Matas Karina Germán Fernández 24 1.77 m (5 ft 9 34 in) Santiago de los Caballeros
San Juan Lizette de los Santos Petro 23 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) San Juan de la Maguana
San Pedro de Macorís Dalisa Magdalena Alegría Gómez 19 1.67 m (5 ft 5 34 in) San Pedro de Macorís
Santiago Amelia Victoria Vega Polanco 17 1.85 m (6 ft 34 in) Santiago de los Caballeros
Santiago Rodríguez Martha Zamora Taveras** 20 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) Santiago de los Caballeros
Santo Domingo Oeste Aurora Sardéña Fiallo 25 1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in) Santo Domingo
Valverde Lourdes Medina Acosta 21 1.72 m (5 ft 7 34 in) Laguna Salada
Villa González Linette Seferino Guzmán 19 1.81 m (5 ft 11 14 in) Santiago de los Caballeros

Panel of Judges[edit]

  • former Miss DR Annie Canaan Miss Dominican Republic 1989
  • the president of the Dominical Social Chroniclers Candida Ortega
  • Colombian shoes designer Carlos Molina
  • the director of the National Theater Carmen Heredia de Guerrero
  • art painter Elsa Nunez
  • art painter Fernando Ureña Rib
  • social chronicler Francisco Sanchis
  • president of Revista Mercado Patricia de Moya
  • orchestra director Jose Antonio Molina
  • former Miss DR Sarah Olimpia Frometa de Schad Miss Dominican Republic 1962
  • fashion designer Sully Bonelly

Trivia[edit]

  • Janelle Commissiong (crowned Miss Universe 1977 during the pageant held in Santo Domingo that summer), Trinidadian successful businesswoman, was an invited guest of the Miss Dominican Republic pageant 2002.
  • Miss Neiba and Miss Santiago Rodriguez both withdrew after having had an accident before the photoshoot. They had to wear 9 inch high heels due to a reward challenge they had on the first day. Miss Neiba twisted her ankle and Miss Santiago Rodriquez twisted her kneecap. They were both in the auditorium 2 months later, the evening of the coronation.
  • Miss Dajabón, Miss Hato Mayor, Miss San Cristóbal, Miss San Juan, Miss Villa Bisonó and Miss Villa González entered the pageant, but withdrew weeks before the finale.

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