Silvia Alejandra Argudo was crowned Miss Universe Ecuador 2014 at the conclusion of the Miss Ecuador 2014 pageant held on March 15, 2014. Silvia, representing Manabi, is 21 years old and stands 1.77 m. She will represent Ecuador in the Miss Universe 2014 pageant.
Alejandra Argudo being crowned Miss Universe Ecuador 2014 by the out-going queen Miss Miss Universe Ecuador 2013 Constanza Báez, who was the second runner-up in Miss Universe 2013 pageant.
Alejandra Argudo is studying psychology at the University of Kansas, United States. Her hobbies are playing sports, reading, traveling and learning about different cultures.
20 contestants competed for the title. The panel of judges includes Ximena Navarrete, former Miss Universe 2010 (head of the jury); Mario Espina, manager of Di Mario; Daniela Kronfle, Ecuadorian designer; Rodolfo Perez, Yanbal communications manager; Yuko Takahashi, Japanese make-up artist; and Luis Los Reyes, Renault manager.
Newly crowned Miss Universe Ecuador 2014 Silvia Alejandra Argudo with her sash and crown.
Silvia Alejandra Argudo is the winner of Miss Ecuador 2014 and will compete in the Miss Universe 2014 pageant.
The first runner-up was Inés Panchano. The beauty representing Esmeraldas is 27 years old and stands 1.75 m. According to the organizer, the first runner-up will represent the country in Miss International 2014. However, she seems not eligible for Miss International because she is 27 years old.
The second runner-up was Carla Prado. The beauty representing Santa Elena is 19 years old and stands 1.76 m. She will represent Ecuador in Miss Supranational 2014.
The third runner-up was Estefany Londoño; the fourth runner-up was Dianella López; the fifth runner-up was Francis Caicedo.
2013 was a very successful year for Ecuador with Constanza Báez as the second runner-up in Miss Universe 2013 held in Moscow, Russia.