Top model Johana Riva, of Armanian etnicity, won the Miss Universo Urugay 2014 pageant held last Januray 19 at the Punta Del Este Arenas Hotel & Resort in Chihuahua. She will be representing the country in the Miss Universe pageant to be held later this year.
Completing the winners’ circle were:
- Vice reina: Romina Fernández
- Primera princesa: Cecilia Ortega
- Segunda princesa: Serrana Silva
- Tercera princesa: Lorena Rossi
Riva, 23, represented the country in Miss Atlántico Internacional 2010 pageant where she was awardedf Miss Photogenic. In 2008, she competed at the Miss Tourism International pageant in Malaysia where she placed in the Top 15.
Last year’s winner Micaela Orsi was not able to compete in Miss Universe due to “some disagreements about her contract with the national director”.