Miss Laguna Salada, Aldy Bernard defeated 19 other contestants to win the title of Miss Universe Dominican Republic 2018. Grand finale of Miss Universe Dominican Republic 2018 took place on Sunday 26th August 2018 at the Gran Arena del Cibao, Santiago de los Caballeros. Aldy was crowned by the outgoing winner Carmen Muñoz Guzmán. Aldy will now represent The Dominican Republic at the Miss Universe 2018 which is scheduled to take place in the month of December in Bangkok, Thailand. Miss Monte Cristi, Tania Martinez was crowned as the first runner-up she will represent The Dominican Republic at Miss United Continents 2018 in Ecuador whereas the second runner-up title went to Miss Peravia, Roxannie Rodriguez. Roxannie will represent her country at Miss Hispanoamerica 2018.
The Dominican Republic has produced one Miss Universe that is Amelia Vega who bagged the crown at Miss Universe 2003 pageant in Panama. Renata Soñé in 2005 and Marianne Cruz in 2008 bagged the second runner-up crown for the country. In 2009 Ada de la Cruz bagged the first runner-up crown. Patricia Jiménez in 1988, Cándida Lara Betances in 1995, Yaritza Reyes in 2013 and Clarissa Molina in 2015 made it to the top 10 of the pageant. Blanca Aurora Sardiñas was top 12 at Miss Universe 1977.
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Aldy María Bernard Bonilla is a 23-years-old model from Jaibon, Valverde. Aldy is 6 ft tall and holds a degree in Mass Communication from Escuela Nacional de Locución Profesor Otto Rivera. Aldy is fluent in Spanish and English.
Miss Universe Dominican Republic 2018 Full Results:
Miss Universe Dominican Republic 2018: Miss Laguna Salada, Aldy Bernard
Miss United Continents Dominican Republic 2018: Miss Monte Cristi, Tania Martinez
Miss Hispanoamerica Dominican Republic 2018: Miss Peravia, Roxannie Rodriguez
Third runner-up: Miss Santiago, Yadira Gonzalez
Fourth Runner-up: Miss San Jose de Ocoa,Onelly Rosario
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