Miss Ecuador 2012 is Carolina Aguirre (El Universo)

Carolina Aguirre, a 19-year old university student from Guayaquil, was crowned Miss Ecuador 2012 during an event held at the Puerto Marina Yacht Club in La Libertad on March 16th.

Aguirre stands 177 cm in height and also won the awards of Miss Cielo and Rostro Yanbal. She will represent her country during the Miss Universe 2012 pageant to be held in December.

Miss Ecuador World 2012

Crowned Miss World Ecuador is Cipriana Correia Macias, from Esmeraldas. She is 21 years old, stands 173 cm tall, and will compete in the 62nd Miss World competition to be held in Ordos, Inner Mongolia, China, in August.

Miss Ecuador International is 20-year old Tatiana Loor Hidalgo from Santo Domingo de los Tsachilas. She will travel to Chengdu, China, to the Miss International competition in November.

L-R: Chele, Castillo, Aguirre, Correia, Loor, Cevallos / LA HORA

Tatiana Chele, Nicole Cevallos and Sulay Castillo completed the top 6 finalists. They will represent Ecuador in the Miss Supranational, Reina Hispanoamericana and Miss Atlantico Internacional competitions.

Aguirre wins the crown, designed by Daniella Kronfle, valued at USD 30,000

18 women competed in the annual contest, televised live by Gama TV.