Daniela succeeds Miss Ecuador 2016 Connie Jimenez. Last year Connie represented Ecuador at the 2016 Miss Universe Pageant in the Philippines. Although she was considered as a favorite she did not place.
Didyou know this ? The first winner of the Miss Ecuador Contest was Sara Chacon in 1930. The contest was inactive for more than 20 years until 1955 when Leonor Carcache won the first modern title of Miss Ecuador and became the first representative of the country to the Miss Universe pageant.
Daniela Cepeda is 22-year-old model and a Psychology student at Universidad Casa Grande.
Daniela Cepeda via instagram
Miss Ecuador 2017 Final Results
Miss Ecuador 2017 : Daniela Cepeda Matamoros (Miss Ecuador Universe 2017)
First runner-up : Jocelyn Mieles (Miss Ecuador International 2017)
Second runner-up : Dayanara Peralta (Miss Ecuador Supranational 2017)
Fourth runner-up : Rossie Torres
Fifth runner-up : Nicole Hidalgo