25-year old Jenny Blanco is crowned as the new Miss World Dominican Republic at the Gran Arena del Cibao in Santiago de los Caballeros during the Dominican Republic Fashion Week and will represent her country at Miss World 2012 at Ordos, Inner Mongolia, China on August 18, 2012. She was crowned by the 2011 winner, and Miss World 2011 Sports Fast Track winner, Marianly Tejada. She stands 5'5 ft 1/2 inch.
|Miss World DR 2011 - Marianly Tejada on her Final Walk|
Diany Mota, national director of Miss World, explained that the representative was selected during a casting call due to the date shift of the international pageant. The Reina Nacional de Belleza Miss República Dominicana 2012/2013 pageant will take place on September and the winner will go to Miss World 2013. (TOB)