Bolivia Crowns Its Delegates for 2016 International Pageants
Antonella Moscatelli was crowned Miss Bolivia Universo 2016 on June 25, 2016 at Sirionó Fexpocruz. Antonella Moscatelli succeeds Romina Rocamonje and will now represent Bolivia in the coming edition of Miss Universe 2016, hoping to be crowned by the reigning Miss Universe, Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach of Philippines.
Bolivia is yet to win its first Miss Universe crown. Since its participation Bolivia has placed only three times at Miss Universe pageant. Desiree Durán was the last Bolivian woman to place at Miss Universe 2006 as the Top 10 finalist. Rosario Rico del Toro is the highest placement earner from Bolivia ever. Rosario Rico del Toro was adjudged as the Top 6 finalist at Miss Universe 1990. The first placement of Bolivia at Miss Universe came through Olga Mónica del Carpio in 1964, who was then adjudged as the Top 16 semi-finalist.
Meanwhile, Bolivia has also selected its delgate for Miss Universe 2017. Elena Arguellés will be competing as Bolivia at Miss Universe 2017.
During the same event, Katherine Añazgo was titled as Miss Bolivia Internacional 2016. Katherine Añazgo succeeds Alejandra Panozo Morguertegui and will now represent Bolivia in the coming edition of Miss International 2016, hoping to be crowned by the reigning Miss International, Edymar Martinez of Venezuela, who was also the jury member of Miss Bolivia 2016. Bolivia has never won the Miss International pageant, and Katherine Añazgo will try her best to bring home the first Miss International crown.
Furthermore, Eliana Villegas was crowned as Miss Bolivia Tierra 2016. Eliana Villegas succeeds Jasmin Duran and will now represent Bolivia in the upcoming edition of Miss Earth 2016, expecting to succeed the reigning Miss Earth, Angelia Gabrena Ong of Philippines.
Yesenia Barrientos was adjudged as Miss Bolivia Supranational 2016 and she will now compete at Miss Supranational 2016, hoping to succeed the reigning Miss Supranational, Stephania Stegman of Paraguay.