Alejandra Barillas, Miss Guatemala 2010, was crowned Miss Guatemala 2011 again. This is the first time it has happened in a beauty pageant.
Alejandra Barillas was crowned Miss Guatemala 2011
Alejandra Barillas won the competition in 2010, which entitled her to participate in the Miss Universe pageant in Las Vegas. Weeks prior to departure, she suffered a lession in her ankle which ended her dreams of participating in the international event. She was eventually replaced by her 2nd runner-up, Jessica Schell. Schell went on to become a Top 10 finalist during the world finals held at the Mandalay Bay resort. In 2011, due to a change in schedule of the Miss Guatemala pageant -which will take place in October, the organization, headed by Alex Orellana, together with its sponsors, decided to give Barillas the chance to represent the country at the Miss Universe 2011 pageant to be held in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Barillas was crowned Miss Guatemala again, this time by her runner-up, Jessica Scheel. Alejandra Barillas has been crowned Miss Guatemala again, and this time by her second runner-up. Barillas is 25 year old and stands 1.80 m. The organization did not mention who will represent Guatemala at the 2011 Miss World pageant to be held in London, from October 15th to November 8th. An announcement will take place soon.
Credit: Global Beauties.