Miss Los Santos 2015 Gladys Brandao was crowned Miss Panama 2015 at the Hard Rock Cafe Megapolis Panama, the Monday 25, 2015. About 24 contestants competed for the prestigious title. Brandao will compete at Miss Universe 2015. She succeeds to Miss Panamá 2014, Yomatzy Maurineth Hazlewood De La Rosa. At the same event was crowned Miss World Panama 2015 Diana Jaén.
Did you know this ? Originally the first runner-up in the Miss Universe 2002 competition, Justine Pasek became the first woman to assume the title of Miss Universe when the Miss Universe Organization revoked the crown from then reigning titleholder Oxana Fedorova for not fulfilling the duties stipulated in her contract. After traveling to New York City for a modeling assignment, she was notified of these events in the back of a limousine, becoming the first Panamanian Miss Universe.
Miss Panama 2015 Final Results
4th runner-up: Miss Darién Leydis González
3rd runner-up: Miss Bocas del Toro Estefanía Mora
2nd runner-up: Miss Puerto Pilón Jhasmeiry Herrera
1st runner-up: Miss Pesé Herera Joseline Pinto
Reina Internacional del Café Panamá 2015: Catherine Agrazal
Miss Panamá Universo 2015: Gladys Brandao
One month ago Panama announced that they refused to participate in this year’s Miss Universe pageant, a contest partially owned by 2016 presidential candidate Donald Trump, after his remarks against people from Mexico. Gladys will finally have the opportunity to represent her country at the prestigious pageant. Read more about the story here.