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Miss Colombia Paulina Vega Wins Miss Universe 2014

Miss Colombia Paulina Vega Wins Miss Universe 2014

Congratulations Miss Colombia Paulina Vega for winning the Miss Universe 2014 title beating other 87 candidates during the final show at FIU Arena, Doral, Miami, Florida.

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Let’s know more about Miss Colombia, shall we? 

AGE: 21
HOMETOWN: Barranquilla
HEIGHT: 5’ 9”
LANGUAGE: Spanish, English


Paulina Vega, who stands 5’ and 10” tall, hails from Baranquilla, Colombia and a Business Administration student at the Universidad Javeriana in Bogota, Colombia. She is the daughter of Dr. Rodolfo Vega Llamas, a cardiologist, and the granddaughter of Gatón Vega-a legendary tenor. She also is the granddaughter of Elvira Castillo Gómez, who won the Miss Atlantico 1953 title. Coming from a well-known family, Paulina Vega, who speaks German, Spanish, and French, is characterized as a simple woman who has put all her enthusiasm in preparing for the Miss Universe 2014 pageant and bring home the crown to her country.

To prepare herself for the Miss Universe 2014 pageant and fulfill her duties, she decided to stop studying for the meantime, but promised to continue after her reign.

In an exclusive interview with the Vanguardia Liberal, she stressed that her grandmother, Elvira Gómez inspired and motivated her to win the Miss Colombia title. When asked about her preparation for the Miss Universe pageant she said, “I prepare mentally, being aware of all that I have to show, having clarity in how I want people to see me. I must further strengthen my English, work my body, eat healthy to feel good and see myself as a Miss Universe.”

“I want to show that despite all our history and the difficulties that we have passed, we are still the happiest people in the world who are fighters and workers, very important qualities for Miss Universe”, she said in an interview when asked about what she can show in Miss Universe pageant. She describes herself as a proud Baranquillan woman, a dreamer, competitive, considers herself as a leading person, and very passionate at what she does.



Miss Universe 2014: MISS COLOMBIA – Paulina Vega
1st Runner-Up: MISS USA – Nia Sanchez
2nd Runner-Up: MISS UKRAINE – Diana Harkusha
3rd Runner-Up: MISS NETHERLANDS – Yasmin Verheijen
4th Runner-Up: MISS JAMAICA – Kaci Fennell

Top 5 Semifinalists

Miss USA – Nia Sanchez
Miss Colombia – Paulina Vega
Miss Netherlands – Yasmin Verheijen
Miss Ukraine – Diana Harkusha
Miss Jamaica – Kaci Fennell

Top 10 Semifinalists

MISS PHILIPPINES – Mary Jean Lastimosa
MISS VENEZUELA – Migbellis Castellanos
MISS ARGENTINA – Valentina Ferrer
MISS SPAIN – Desiree Cordero Ferrer

Top 15 Semifinalists

MISS INDIA – Noyonita Lodh
MISS ITALY – Valentina Bonariva
MISS BRAZIL – Melissa Gurgel
MISS FRANCE – Camille Cerf
MISS INDONESIA – Elvira Devinamira


Best in National Costume
MISS INDONESIA – Elvira Devinamira

Miss Photogenic
MISS PUERTO RICO – Gabriela Berrios

Miss Congeniality
MISS NIGERIA – Queen Celestine

Top 5 Best in National Costume

MISS ARGENTINA – Valentina Ferrer
MISS CANADA – Chanel Beckenlehner
MISS GERMANY – Josefin Donat
MISS INDIA – Noyonita Lodh
MISS INDONESIA – Elvira Devinamira

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