21-year-old Yuridia Durán from Ahuacatlán won the Mexicana Internacional 2020 title during the grand final of the Mexicana Universal 2019, which took place last Sunday, June 23 in the Mexico City. This means that a beautiful dental surgery student will represent Mexico in Miss International next year edition! The Miss International Mexico crown she received from the hands of Mariem Velazco – Miss International 2018 from Venezuela.
Yuridia del Carmen Durán Peña is 21 years old and 174 cm tall. She comes from the Ahuacatlán in the Nayarit state. She is a student of dental surgery sixth semester and chairwoman of the Vivalor Foundation. As part of its socio-charitable activity, she has created a project aimed at creating a space for children from 6 to 12 years of age and carrying out activities promoting the well-being and development of children through sport, culture and education.
What’s more, she participated in a social campaign focusing on surgical help for children with cleft lip and palate. In the future, she would like to open her own dental clinic in which she would treat the poor.
(Mexicana Internacional, fot. Miss Mexico News)
Yuridia Durán also has experience in beauty contests. She was the winner of Reina de Ahuacatlán 2017 and Reina de la Feria de Nayarit 2018. In December last year, she won the Mexicana Universal Nayarit 2018 and became the official representative of Nayarit in this year’s Mexicana Universal pageant.
On June 16, during the second gala of Mexicana Universal 2019 she was among the sixteen participants who were promoted to TOP 20 by viewers decision.
A week later, during the grand finale, she won the title and the crown of Mexicana Internacional and became the same Mexican representative for the Miss International 2020. The coronation was currently carried out by the reigning Miss International 2018 – Mariem Velazco from Venezuela. In addition, Yuridia also received the Miss Photogenic title.
(Yuridia Durán – Mexicana Universal Nayarit 2018, photos. Leonardo De San Simón)
MEXICANA INTERNACIONAL 2020 – RESULTS:
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