Miss Dominican Republic 2002

Miss República Dominicana 2003 was held on July 29, 2002. There were 22 candidates, representing provinces and municipalities, who entered. There was going to be 30 but there were various withdrawals. The winner would represent the Dominican Republic at Miss Universe 2003. The first runner-up would enter Miss International 2003. The second runner-up would enter in Miss América Latina 2003. The rest of finalist entered different pageants. The winner of the pageant would go to win the crown of Miss Universe, that is the reason she didn't enter Miss Earth.

Miss Dominican Republic 2002
DateJuly 29, 2002
PresentersMariasela Álvarez, Alexandra Malagón y Miguel Varoni
EntertainmentCharytín Goico, Shalim, Alexandre Pires
VenueTeatro Nacional Eduardo Brito, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
BroadcasterChannel 13 Telecentro
Entrants22
WithdrawalsDajabón, Hato Mayor, Neiba, San Cristóbal, San Juan, Santiago Rodríguez, Villa González
WinnerAmelia Victoria Vega Polanco
Santiago

ResultsEdit

Final Results Contestant
Miss República Dominicana 2002
1st Runner-up
2nd Runner-up
Semi-finalists

DelegatesEdit

Represented Contestant Age Height Hometown
Azua Patricia Tomas Ferro 21 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) Santo Domingo
Bonao Jeimi Vanessa Hernández Franjul 24 1.81 m (5 ft 11+14 in) Bonao
Comendador Eva Duarte Sánchez 19 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) San Felipe de Puerto Plata
Com. Dom. En Nueva York Carol María Arciniegas Jiménez 20 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) Washington Heights
Dajabón Elizabeth Rondón García 18 1.75 m (5 ftin) Loma de Cabrera
Distrito Nacional Melanie Pimentel de Lara 26 1.69 m (5 ft 6+12 in) Los Alcarrizos
Duvergé Ileana Avilés Terrero 22 1.85 m (6 ft 34 in) Santo Domingo
El Seibo Yorning Mateo Sâlves 18 1.68 m (5 ft 6+14 in) Santo Domingo
Hato Mayor Sarah María Reyes Santos 20 1.75 m (5 ftin) San Cristóbal
Jimaní Ana María Beldaña Ferriera 23 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) Santiago de los Caballeros
La Altagracia Mary Ann Fiallo Reynosa 21 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) Santo Domingo
La Romana Suanny Frontaán de la Cruz 22 1.82 m (5 ft 11+34 in) La Romana
La Vega Norbelkis Ramírez Astro 18 1.77 m (5 ft 9+34 in) Santiago de los Caballeros
Licey al Medio Ana Carolina Frometa Cruz 22 1.77 m (5 ft 9+34 in) Santiago de los Caballeros
María Trinidad Sánchez Yoneidy Zamora Berro 20 1.81 m (5 ft 11+14 in) Villa Mella
Moca Cindy Arias Morton 25 1.80 m (5 ft 10+34 in) Moca
Monte Cristi Carolina Ayala Cromen 18 1.71 m (5 ft 7+14 in) San Felipe de Puerto Plata
Neiba Sandra Castellanos de Fermin** 21 1.76 m (5 ft 9+14 in) Santo Domingo
Puerto Plata Dina Margarita Encarnación del Rosario 23 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) Sosúa
Samaná Lucrecia Vargas Camacho 20 1.74 m (5 ft 8+12 in) Moca
San Cristóbal Elisa Mercedes Cid Brito 19 1.74 m (5 ft 8+12 in) San Cristóbal
San Francisco de Macorís Johanna del Carmen Espaillat Romero 19 1.76 m (5 ft 9+14 in) San Francisco de Macorís
San José de las Matas Karina Germán Fernández 24 1.77 m (5 ft 9+34 in) Santiago de los Caballeros
San Juan Lizette de los Santos Petro 23 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) San Juan de la Maguana
San José de Ocoa Dalisa Magdalena Alegría Gómez 19 1.67 m (5 ft 5+34 in) San Pedro de Macorís
Santiago Amelia Victoria Vega Polanco 17 1.85 m (6 ft 34 in) Santiago de los Caballeros
Santiago Rodríguez Martha Zamora Taveras** 20 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) Santiago de los Caballeros
Santo Domingo Este Hendy Carmen Monegro de la Peña 20 1.71 m (5 ft 7+14 in) Santo Domingo
Santo Domingo Oeste Aurora Sardéña Fiallo 25 1.79 m (5 ft 10+12 in) Santo Domingo
Valverde Lourdes Medina Acosta 21 1.72 m (5 ft 7+34 in) Laguna Salada
Villa González Linette Seferino Guzmán 19 1.81 m (5 ft 11+14 in) Santiago de los Caballeros

WithdrawalsEdit

  • Miss Neiba and Miss Santiago Rodriguez both withdrew after having had an accident before the photoshoot. They had to wear 9 inch high heels due to a reward challenge they had on the first day. Miss Neiba twisted her ankle and Miss Santiago Rodriquez twisted her kneecap. They were both in the auditorium 2 months later, the evening of the coronation.
  • Miss Dajabón, Miss Hato Mayor, Miss San Cristóbal, Miss San Juan, Miss Villa Bisonó and Miss Villa González entered the pageant, but withdrew weeks before the finale.

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