25 year old Kimberly Castillo defeated a bevy of beauties in Santo Domingo last night to win the 2014 Miss Republica Dominicana Universo Pageant. The 1.84m beauty was crowned by outgoing title holder Yaritza Reyes (top 10 Miss Universe 2014) and the reigning Miss Universe, Gabriela Isler from Venezuela.
Aletxa Mueses, Miss Santiago, finished as the runner-up while Dhio Moreno who represented the Dominican population in Mexico finished as the second runner-up. The top 5 were completed by Maria del Mar (Distrito Nacional) and Analiz de la Cruz (Punta Cana).
The delegates from Peravia, Monte Plata, Santa Domingo Este, Hermanas Mirabel, and the Dominican Population of the USA made it to the top 10 round before being eliminated. The top 15 were completed by Misses Azua, Independencia, San Cristobal, San Jose de Ocoa, and San Pedro de Macoris.