The biggest and most watched national pageant in Mexico, Nuestra Belleza Mexico, has crowned its Miss Universe Mexico 2017 winner. Denise Franco Piña, a 19-year old medicine student and representative of Sinaloa state, bagged the coveted title at the conclusion of the 3-hour finals night aired by broadcasting giant Televisa.
Piña will represent Mexico in the 66th Miss Universe pageant in a venue and date yet to be announced. The representative of Sinaloa won the Miss Universe Mexico title despite fumbling the final question round.
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Finishing second is Karla Lopez representing the state of Aguascalientes while Citlaly Higuera of Tamaulipas state settled for the third place. Nuestra Belleza Mexico Organization will announce soon the international competitions the second and third placer will be competing.
One of this year’s judges is Miss Universe Mexico 2002 Marisol González. This year’s pageant have seen some elements borrowed from the Miss Universe pageant, with Televisa injecting some innovations to make Nuestra Belleza Mexico 2017 a spectacular show.