Another Latina was crowned in one of the major beauty pageants in the world. A 21-year old vixen from Mexico Anagabriela Espinoza Marroquin bested 64 other contestants for the 2009 Miss International crown.
Espinoza, a Miss World finalist last year is a student and model from Monterrey, Mexico. She was one of the pre-pageant favorites to win the crown.
Her 1st runner-up is the short-haired Miss Korea, Eun Mi Seo. It seems that Korea is making some noise in international pageants, and coincidence at it seems, the Korean representative in the recently concluded Miss Earth 2009 also sported a short hair.
2nd runner-up is Miss United Kingdom, Chloe Beth Morgan.
The Top 15 were as follows:
Belarus, Yana Supranovich
Belgium, Cassandra D’Ermilio
Brazil, Rayanne Fernanda de Morais
Canada, Chanel Beckenlehner
Cuba, Patricia Rosales
, Victoria De Jesus Fernández Tavárez
Finland, Linda Wikstedt
Japan, Yuka Nakayama
Panama, Joyce Fátima Marie Jacobi Samudio
Philippines, Melody Adelheid Manuel Gersbach
Spain, Melania Santiago Durán
Venezuela, Laksmi Rodríguez de la Sierra
Miss Philippines Melody Gersbach made it to the Top 15.