Mexico's Next Top Model (cycle 3)

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Mexico's Next Top Model (cycle 3)
Mxntm Cycle 3 cast.jpg
Cycle 3 cast
Country of origin Mexico
No. of episodes 13
Original network Sony Entertainment Television
Original release

4 September (2012-09-04)[1] – 27 November 2012 (2012-11-27)

Additional information
  • Elsa Benítez
  • Allan Fis
  • Antonio González de Cosío
  • Glenda Reyna
No. of contestants 13
Winner Sahily Córdova
Cycle chronology
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Series summary

Cycle three of Mexico's Next Top Model, the Mexican adaptation of Tyra Banks' America's Next Top Model, aired on Sony Entertainment Television from September to November 2012. The show was hosted by Mexican model Elsa Benítez. Former judge Jo Lance was replaced by fashion correspondent and consultant Antonio González de Cosío.[2][3]

The prize package for this cycle included a US$100,000 modeling contract with Queta Rojas management, a cover feature and an editorial spread in Elle magazine, an all-expenses paid trip to New York City to meet with modeling agencies, and a brand new Volkswagen.

The winner of the competition was 18-year-old Sahily Córdova from Hermosillo, Sonora.[4]



(Ages stated are at start of contest)[5]

Contestant Age Height Hometown Finish Place
Amira Díaz 19 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in) Veracruz Episode 2 13
Lili Fifield 22 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in) Tijuana Episode 3 12
Leti Ortíz 20 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in) Puebla City Episode 4 11
Analí Ramos 22 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) Chihuahua City Episode 5 10
Eloina Cavazos 21 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in) Monterrey Episode 6 9
Ana Paula Crippa 20 1.71 m (5 ft 7 12 in) Veracruz Episode 7 8
Sue Ellen García 21 1.71 m (5 ft 7 12 in) Monterrey Episode 8 7
Jessica Ortíz 20 1.71 m (5 ft 7 12 in) Mérida Episode 9 6
Sofía Saviano 19 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) Torreón Episode 10 5
Perla Gaspar 18 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) Hermosillo Episode 11 4
Alessa Bravo 19 1.69 m (5 ft 6 12 in) Guadalajara Episode 12 3
Paulina Barragán 24 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in) Guadalajara 2
Sahily Córdova 18 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in) Hermosillo 1


  • Elsa Benitez (host)
  • Allan Fis
  • Antonio González de Cosío
  • Glenda Reyna

Other cast members[edit]

  • Óscar Madrazo - creative director


No. in
Title Original air date
26 1 "Episode 1" 4 September 2012 (2012-09-04)

The top 20 semi-finalists converged at Mexico City's Downtown hotel, where they took part in a styling lesson and later had runway practice with judges Óscar Madrazo and Glenda Reyna. After a simplistic beauty shoot, the models had one on one interviews with the judges, which were followed by an elimination. The remaining contestants took part in a gymnastics themed photo shoot, and at the end of the week, the judges selected the final 13.

  • Featured photographer: Óscar Turco
27 2 "Episode 2" 11 September 2012 (2012-09-11)

The final 13 moved into the top model house, and had a discussion with judge Antonio González de Cosío about their personal style. They later had a styling and catwalk challenge at Sears which was won by Paulina, where they were judged by purchasing director Edgar Smolensky alongside former winners Mariana Bayón and Tracy Reuss. At the photo shoot, the models were photographed as Aztec goddesses wearing swimwear, and following the first deliberation, Amira became the first contestant to leave the competition.

  • Featured photographer: Mauricio Vélez
  • Special guests: Edgar Smolensky, Mariana Bayón, Tracy Reuss
28 3 "Episode 3" 18 September 2012 (2012-09-18)

The remaining contestants received makeovers, and later had a makeup lesson in preparation for a timed makeup challenge in groups, which was won by Sue. The models were later photographed by judge Allan Fís for a disco-themed photo shoot, and at elimination, Lili became the second contestant to leave the competition.

  • Featured photographer: Allan Fís
  • Special guests: Olivia Peralta, Yetli Delgado, Rodolfo Arciga
29 4 "Episode 4" 25 September 2012 (2012-09-25)

The contestants had a meeting with nutritionist Ana Lucía Mendoza, which was followed by a workshop with model coach Dinorah Cetina where they learned about posing and channeling emotions. They later had a posing and photo shoot challenge in the countryside with motorcyclists, where Perla and Ana Paula were chosen as the winners. For the main photo shoot, the models had to pose alongside hanging meat in a butcher shop. At elimination, Leti was chosen as the third contestant to leave the competition.

  • Featured photographers: Joaquín Raya, Rames Xelhuantzi
  • Special guests: Ana Lucía Mendoza, Dinorah Cetina
30 5 "Episode 5" 2 October 2012 (2012-10-02)

The contestants were introduced to Argentinian model Betiana Wolenberg for a runway lesson, and had a group challenge where they were made to walk on the runway for three consecutive hours. They later had a runway challenge on a slippery surface wearing raincoats, where Alessa was chosen as the best performer. For the photo shoot, the models were photographed in motion alongside a Volkswagen. At elimination, Analí was chosen as the third contestant to leave the competition.

  • Featured photographer: Álvaro Nates
  • Special guests: Betiana Wolenberg, Norby Legareso
31 6 "Episode 6" 9 October 2012 (2012-10-09)
  • Featured photographer: Jean Berard
  • Special guests:
32 7 "Episode 7" 16 October 2012 (2012-10-16)
  • Featured photographer: Iván Aguirre
  • Special guests:
33 8 "Episode 8" 23 October 2012 (2012-10-23)
  • Featured photographer: Johnny Lopera
  • Special guests:
34 9 "Episode 9" 30 October 2012 (2012-10-30)

The remaining six contestants underwent a second round of makeovers, and later had a posing lesson under the instruction of choreographer Guillermina Gómez, which was followed by a posing challenge with mannequins where Jessica was deemed to be the best performer. The models then had a rock-themed photo shoot session with the members of Moderatto, and at the end of the week, Jessica became the eighth contestant to leave the competition.

  • Featured photographer: S País
  • Special guests: Guillermina Gómez, Moderatto
35 10 "Episode 10" 6 November 2012 (2012-11-06)
  • Featured photographer: Fernando Degaray
  • Special guests:
36 11 "Episode 11" 13 November 2012 (2012-11-13)
  • Featured photographer: Anairam
  • Special guests:
37 12 "Episode 12" 20 November 2012 (2012-11-20)
  • Featured photographer: Santiago Ruiseñor
  • Special guests:
38 13 "Episode 13" 27 November 2012 (2012-11-27)
This episode recapped the entire cycle, and showed previously unaired footage for the first time.


Order Episodes
1[a] 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
1 Perla Leti Perla Alessa Jessica Paulina Paulina Perla Sahily Paulina Alessa Sahily Sahily
2 Sue Alessa Paulina Paulina Sahily Sofía Jessica Paulina Paulina Alessa Sahily Paulina Paulina
3 Analí Sahily Sahily Sahily Paulina Jessica Sahily Alessa Sofía Sahily Paulina Alessa
4 Leti Ana Paula Leti Perla Perla Sue Perla Jessica Perla Perla Perla
5 Amira Paulina Sue Sofía Alessa Alessa Alessa Sahily Alessa Sofía
6 Paulina Jessica Analí Sue Sofía Ana Paula Sue Sofía Jessica
7 Lili Sue Alessa Eloina Eloina Perla Sofía Sue
8 Jessica Analí Ana Paula Ana Paula Ana Paula Sahily Ana Paula
9 Sahily Sofía Jessica Analí Sue Eloina
10 Eloina Eloina Sofía Jessica Analí
11 Ana Paula Perla Eloina Leti
12 Alessa Lili Lili
13 Sofía Amira
     The contestant was eliminated
     The contestant won the competition


  1. ^ In episode 1, the group of 20 semi-finalists was narrowed down to 13.


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