Connie Jiménez Is Miss Universe Ecuador 2016
Connie Jiménez from Los Ríos is crowned as Miss Ecuador 2016 on the grand finale held on 12th March 2016 at the 62nd edition of the pageant in Machala, El Oro by the outgoing titleholder, Francesca Cipriani from Guayas. She will now represent Ecuador at Miss Universe 2016. At the same event, Bianka Fuentes from Guayas was adjudged as first runner up, becoming Miss International Ecuador 2016 and Ivanna Abad from El Oro was titled as second runner up, becoming Miss Supranational Ecuador 2016.
The show witnessed the battle of 21 finalists who competed in swimsuit, evening gown and question and answer round to win the title of Miss Ecuador 2016. During the coronation night, many special awards were also allocated to the contestants, winning whom were:
Dream Line Award: Francesca Possieri
Belleza Ottie: Carole Abedrabbo
Best Hair: Maria Isabel Piñeyro
Best Body: Connie Jiménez
Miss Photogenic: Connie Jiménez
Miss Tourism: Ivanna Abad
Miss Elegance- Connie Jimenez
Miss Punctuality- Carole Abedrabbo
Miss Spirit of Solidarity- Maria Laura Ruiz
Miss Friendship- Francesca Possieri
Thereafter, the contestants walked the runway in their swimsuits and evening gowns after which the finalists were announced before the audience.
- Connie Jiménez (Los Ríos)
- Bianka Fuentes (Guayas)
- Ivanna Abad (El Oro)
- Carmen Iglesias (Manabí)
- Yoselin Noroña (Los Ríos)
- María Isabel Piñeyro (Guayas)
Thereafter the contestants were projected to a question and answer round and Connie Jiménez emerged out to be the winner by giving a wonderful answer to the question: “What is the most beautiful route of the beauty?”
Johann Vera gave an electrifying musical performance with El Perdón de Nicky Jam during the coronation eve of Miss Universe Ecuador 2016.
Congratulations to all the winners of Miss Ecuador 2016. Where do you see the newly crowned beauty queen, Connie Jiménez at Miss Universe 2016 as of now? Do share your opinions regarding the winners and the coronation night of Miss Ecuador 2016.