Adriana Vasini

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Adriana Vasini
Born
Adriana Cristina Vasini Sánchez

(1987-07-30) July 30, 1987 (age 31)
Other namesAdriana Vasini
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
TitleMiss Zulia 2009
Miss World Venezuela 2009
Reina Hispanoamericana 2009
Spouse(s)Rene Balza
Beauty pageant titleholder
Hair colorBrown
Eye colorBrown
Major
competition(s)
Miss Venezuela 2009
(Miss World Venezuela)
Reina Hispanoamericana 2009
(Winner)
Miss World 2010
(2nd Runner-up)

Adriana Cristina Vasini Sánchez, (born July 30, 1987, in Maracaibo, Venezuela) is a Venezuelan model and beauty queen who won the titles of Miss World Venezuela 2009[1] and Reina Hispanoamericana 2009. She represented Venezuela in the 2010 Miss World pageant on October 30, 2010, in Sanya, China, and obtained the title of second runner-up.[2]

Early life[edit]

Vasini is the daughter of Pilar Sánchez, a former beauty pageant titleholder from Zulia. She began modeling at age 16 for Maracaibo-based designer Miriam Rodriguez, and later with Douglas Tapia and Mayela Camacho.[3][4] Prior to competing in Miss Venezuela 2009, she was studying Medicine at the University of Zulia in Maracaibo.

Miss World Venezuela 2009[edit]

Vasini, who stands 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) tall, competed as Miss Zulia in her country's national beauty pageant, Miss Venezuela 2009, on September 24, 2009, and obtained the title of Miss World Venezuela 2009.[5] A notable moment of her participation in Miss Venezuela 2009 came during the swimsuit segment when Vasini, in a calculated manner, dropped her wrap and picked it up with her right foot to the delight of the crowd.[6]

Reina Hispanoamericana 2009[edit]

On October 29, 2009, she participated and captured the crown of the 2009 Reina Hispanoamericana pageant, held in Santa Cruz, Bolivia.[7]

Miss World 2010[edit]

As the official representative of her country to the 2010 Miss World pageant held in Sanya, China, Vasini became one of the Top 20 finalists during the Miss World Top Model fast track event held on October 23, 2010 and a Top 10 finalist in Miss World Talent, held on October 26, 2010. She finished the competition placing second runner-up.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Representante del estado Miranda electa Miss Venezuela". El Universal. Retrieved 2009-09-24.
  2. ^ http://news.xinhuanet.com/english2010/entertainment/2010-10/31/c_13583573.htm
  3. ^ "El 24 de septiembre será el Miss Venezuela". Cadena Global. Retrieved 2009-06-08.[dead link]
  4. ^ 2009 Miss Venezuela Official contestants Archived 2011-09-27 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ "Marelisa Gibson fue electa Miss Venezuela 2009". El Nacional. Archived from the original on 2009-09-26. Retrieved 2009-09-24.
  6. ^ "Adriana Vasini lleva al Miss Mundo "una carta bajo la manga"". La Verdad. Archived from the original on 2009-09-30. Retrieved 2009-09-26.
  7. ^ "La venezolana Adriana Vasini es coronada como "Reina Hispanoamericana 2009"". ADN.es. Archived from the original on 2011-07-19. Retrieved 2009-10-30.

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Brazil Vivian Noronha Cia
Reina Hispanoamericana
2009
Succeeded by
Venezuela Caroline Medina
Preceded by
South Africa Tatum Keshwar
Miss World 2nd Runner-Up
2009
Succeeded by
Puerto Rico Amanda Vilanova
Preceded by
Anzoátegui María Milagros Véliz
Miss World Venezuela
2009
Succeeded by
Amazonas, Venezuela Ivian Sarcos
Preceded by
Gabriela Fernández
Miss Zulia
2009
Succeeded by
Estefani Carolina Araujo