Miss Universe Colombia

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Miss Universe Colombia Organization
Formation2020; 4 years ago (2020)
Type
HeadquartersBarranquilla
Location
Membership
Official language
Spanish
President
Natalie Ackermann
Websitemissuniversecolombia.org

The Miss Universe Colombia is a beauty pageant and an organization conceived in Colombia to select the country's representative to the Miss Universe pageant.[1]

The current titleholder is Camila Avella of Casanare.[2] She represented Colombia in El Salvador on November 18, 2023 where she finished Top 5.[3]

History[edit]

Titleholders[edit]

The winner of Miss Universe Colombia represents her country at the Miss Universe. On occasion, when the winner does not qualify (due to age) a runner-up is sent.
Year Miss Universe Colombia Department or District Ref
2023 María Camila Avella Montañez  Casanare [2]
2022 María Fernanda Aristizábal Urrea  Quindío [4]
2021 Valeria Maria Ayos Bossa  Cartagena [5]
2020 Laura Victoria Olascuaga Pinto  Bolívar [6]

Titleholders under Miss Universe Colombia org.[edit]

Miss Universe Colombia 2020—Present[edit]

  •   : Declared as Winner
  •   : Ended as runner-up or top 5/6 qualification
  •   : Ended as one of the finalists or semifinalists
  •   : Ended as special awards winner
Year Miss Universe Colombia Placement Special Award(s)
2024 TBA
2023 María Camila Avella Montañez Top 5
2022 María Fernanda Aristizábal Urrea Top 16
2021 Valeria Maria Ayos Bossa Top 5
2020 Laura Victoria Olascuaga Pinto Top 21

Señorita Colombia 1958—2019[edit]

The winner of Señorita Colombia represents her country at Miss Universe. On occasion, when the winner does not qualify (due to age) for either contest, a runner-up is sent. Since 2020, the election of Miss Universe Colombia took over the franchise of Miss Universe in Colombia.
Year Señorita Colombia Placement Special Award(s)
2019 Gabriela Tafur Náder Top 5
2018 Valeria Morales Delgado Unplaced
2017 Laura González Ospina 1st Runner-up
2016 Jealisse Andrea Tovar Velásquez 2nd Runner-up
2015 Ariadna María Gutiérrez Arévalo 1st Runner-up
2014 Paulina Vega Dieppa Miss Universe 2014
2013 Carmen Lucia Aldana Roldán Unplaced
2012 Daniella Margarita Álvarez Vásquez Unplaced
2011 María Catalina Robayo Vargas Top 16
2010 Natalia Navarro Galvis Top 15 (12th)
2009 Michelle Rouillard Estrada Unplaced
2008 Taliana María Vargas Carrillo 1st Runner-up
  • Best National Costume (Top 10)
2007 Eileen Roca Torralvo Unplaced
2006 Valerie Domínguez Tarud Top 10
2005 Adriana Cecilia Tarud Durán Unplaced
2004 Catherine Daza Manchola Top 10
2003 Diana Lucia Mantilla Prada Unplaced
2002 Vanessa Alexandra Mendoza Bustos Unplaced
  • Best National Costume
2001 Andrea Maria Nocetti Gómez Unplaced
2000 Catalina Inés Acosta Albarracín Top 10
1999 Marianella Maal Pacini Unplaced
1998 Silvia Fernanda Ortiz Guerra Top 5
1997 Claudia Elena Vásquez Ángel Unplaced
  • Best National Costume
1996 Lina Maria Gaviria Forero Unplaced
1995 Tatiana Leonor Castro Abuchaibe Top 10
1994 Carolina Gómez Correa 1st Runner-up
1993 Paula Andrea Betancur Arroyave 1st Runner-up
1992 Paola Turbay Gómez 1st Runner-up
1991 Maribel Judith Gutiérrez Tinoco Unplaced
  • Best National Costume
1990 Lizeth Yamile Mahecha Arévalo 2nd Runner-up
  • Best National Costume
1989 Maria Teresa Egurrola Hinojosa Unplaced
1988 Diana Patricia Arévalo Guerra Top 10
1987 Maria Patricia López Ruiz Unplaced
  • Miss Photogenic
1986 Maria Mónica Urbina Pugliesse 2nd Runner-up
1985 Sandra Eugenia Borda Caldas Unplaced
  • Best National Costume
1984 Susana Caldas Lemaitre 4th Runner-up
1983 Julie Pauline Sáenz Starnes Unplaced
1982 Nadya Santacruz Quintero Unplaced
1981 Ana Edilma "Eddy" Cano Puerta Unplaced
1980 Maria Patricia Arbeláez Peláez Top 10
1979 Ana Milena Parra Turbay Unplaced
1978 Mary Shirley Sáenz Starnes 3rd Runner-up
1977 Aura Maria Mojica Salcedo 3rd Runner-up
1976 Maria Helena Reyes Abisambra Top 12
1975 Marta Lucía Echeverri Trujillo Top 12
  • Miss Photogenic
1974 Ella Cecilia Escandón Palacios 3rd Runner-up
1973 Ana Lucía Agudelo Correa Top 12
1972 Maria Luisa Lignarolo Martínez-Aparicio Unplaced
1971 Piedad Mejía Trujillo Unplaced
1970 Maria Luisa Riascos Velásquez Unplaced
1969 Margarita Maria Reyes Zawadsky Top 15
  • Best in Swimsuit
1968 Luz Elena Restrepo González Unplaced
  • Best National Costume
1967 Elsa Maria Garrido Cajiao Unplaced
1966 Edna Margarita Rudd Lucena Top 15
1965 Maria Victoria Ocampo Gómez Top 15
1964 Alba Virginia Ramírez Plaza Unplaced
1963 Maria Cristina Alvarez González Top 15
1962 Olga Lucia Botero Orozco Top 15
1961 Patricia Whitman Owen Unplaced
1960 María Stella Márquez Zawadsky Top 15
1959 Olga Beatriz Pumarejo Korkor Top 15
1958 Luz Marina Zuluaga Zuluaga Miss Universe 1958

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Torres Cepeda, María Camila (28 October 2020). "Se conoce uno de los premios que entregarán a Miss Colombia 2020" (in Spanish).
  2. ^ a b "Miss Universe Colombia 2023: María Camila Avella Montañez, de Casanare, se quedó con la corona; la primera en estar casada y tener una hija" [Miss Universe Colombia 2023: María Camila Avella Montañez, from Casanare, kept the crown; She was the first to be married and have a daughter.]. El País (in Spanish). 3 September 2023. Retrieved 3 September 2023.
  3. ^ FARÁNDULA, REDACCIÓN (2023-11-18). "Colombia llegó hasta las 5 finalistas en Miss Universo 2023". www.eluniversal.com.co (in European Spanish). Retrieved 2023-11-19.
  4. ^ Tiempo, Casa Editorial El (2022-04-06). "María Fernanda Aristizábal es la nueva Miss Universe Colombia". El Tiempo (in Spanish). Retrieved 2022-04-06.
  5. ^ "Valeria María Ayos, de Cartagena, es la nueva Miss Universe Colombia". Redacción de El País (in Spanish). 2021-10-18. Retrieved 2021-10-19.
  6. ^ "Laura Olascuaga, de Bolívar, nueva Miss Universe Colombia". www.eluniversal.com.co (in European Spanish). 2020-11-16. Retrieved 2020-11-22.

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