Miss Universe El Salvador 2015: Idubina Rivas
Idubina Rivas has been appointed as Miss Universe El Salvador 2015. She will be representing El Salvador at Miss Universe 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada on 20th December 2015. She is the successor of Patricia Murillo who went unplaced at Miss Universe 2014 earlier this year.
Idubina Rivas studies public relations and communications at the university level. She won Reinado de El Salvador 2013 pageant and thus represented El Salvador at Reina Hispanoamericana 2013 and Miss International 2014 pageant. She did not place at either of these pageants. She is 21 years old and stands 5 feet, 8 inches tall.
Idubina Rivas can bring fifth placement to El Salvador. El Salvador is participating in Miss Universe since 1954. The first placement was received in 1955 by Maribel Arrieta Galvez. She was 1st runner-up in her year and won Miss Congeniality. Milena Mayorga was the last Miss El Salvador to place in Miss Universe. The year was 1996 when Alicia Machado won. Milena was a Top 10 semi-finalist. Since 18 years, El Salvador has not placed at Miss Universe!
Idubina Rivas will be having a tough way at Miss Universe 2015. Many strong girls are competing at the pageant. Miss Universe Indonesia Anindya Kusuma, Miss India Urvashi Rautela, Miss Universe Colombia Ariadna Gutierrez, Miss Universe Thailand Aniporn Chalermburanawong, Miss Universe Peru Laura Spoya, Miss Universe Australia Monika Radulovic, Miss Universe Puerto Rico Catalina Morales, Miss Universe Venezuela Mariana Jimenez, Miss Universe Myanmar May Barani Thaw, Miss Universe Vietnam Pham Thi Huong, Miss Universe Jamaica Sharlene Radlein, Miss Universe Spain Carla Garcia, Miss Universe Sweden Paulina Brodd, Miss Universe Great Britain Nena France, Miss Universe South Africa Liesl Laurie, Miss USA Olivia Jordan and Miss Universe Canada Paola Nunez Valdez are some of them. At this point, the main front-runners are Miss USA Olivia Jordan, Miss Venezuela Mariana Jimenez, Miss Philippines Pia Wurztbach and Miss India Urvashi Rautela.
Image Credits: Idubina Rivas Facebook