Genesis Quintero Wins Miss Grand Colombia 2018
Miss Grand Orinoquia, Genesis Andrea Quintero Perez from Aruca was crowned as Miss Grand Colombia 2018 on February 11, 2018 at the coronation event held at Municipality of Villeta, Cundinamarca. Genesis Quintero succeeds Francy Yurany Castaño Suárez as the new Miss Grand Colombia and will now represent Colombia at Miss Grand International 2018, wherein Maria Jose Lora of Peru will crown her successor.
Genesis Quintero is a 26- year-old graduate from Universidad Católica del Norte in Social Communications and stands at the height of 175 cm. She currently works in Bogota in Political & Social Marketing.
The coronation gala of Miss Grand Colombia 2018 was graced by the reigning Miss Grand International, Maria Jose Lora and the President of Miss Grand International Organization, Nawat Itsaragrisil. This was the first edition of the Miss Grand Colombia pageant.
Colombia last placed at Miss Grand International pageant in 2014 when Mónica Agudelo finished as the fourth runner up. Colombia has placed twice in the semi-finals since its five years participation and is yet to win its first Miss Grand International title.