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Miss Espaillat, Clarissa Molina, defeated 29 other delegates to win the 2015 Miss Dominican Republic Universe title on Sunday night. She is 23 years old and stands 1.76m tall. She will represent the Dominican Republic at the next Miss Universe Pageant. At the same event, Miss San Francisco de Macoris, Sophinel Baez, was crowned Miss Dominican Republic Hispanoamerica and Miss La Altagracia, Jennifer Cruz, was named Miss Dominican Republic United Continents.