25-year-old Carmen Múñoz, representing Duarte province, was crowned Miss Universe Dominican Republic Saturday night during the pageant held at the Gran Teatro Del Cibao. She will represent the island nation of the Dominican Republic at the 2017 Miss Universe Pageant on November 26.
Other winners include Miss Santo Domingo Este, Lytza Sofia Alvarez, who was crowned Reina Hispanoamerica, Miss Santiago, Jeissy Lucia Rodriguez was crowned Miss Continentes Unidos and Miss Barahona, Zaidy Bello Santana was crowned Miss Quisqueya.
The rest of the top 7 includes Miss Elías Piña – Lorenne Sofia de Óleo, Miss Distrito Taveras – Lowanny Marina Rosario and Miss Distrito Nacional – Kassandra Montandon.
There were 31 candidates that represented various provinces of the country to compete for the crown of Miss RD Universe.