uru_wuru_uUruguay chose its representatives for some of the most important beauty pageants in the world early this year.

Micaela Orsi, from Montevideo, was crowned Miss Universe Uruguay 2013 at the Chihuahua Resort, in Punta del Este, last January. She will represent Uruguay in Miss Universe 2013 in a country and date yet to be announced.

Mercedes Bissio Del Puerto, the co-winner, got the title Miss World Uruguay 2013. She will represent Uruguay in Miss World 2013 in Jakarta, Indonesia, on September 28.

Natalia Sánchez, 2nd runner-up, is the new Miss International Uruguay 2013 and will compete in Japan later this year.