Ecuador's Maria Fernanda Cornejo Crowned Miss International 2011

Maria Fernanda Cornejo, top model and Miss International Ecuador 2011, was declared winner in the 2011 Miss International pageant held at the Sichuan Opera Theatre, in Chengdu, China on Sunday, November 6, 2011.

Miss International 2011 Maria Fernanda Cornejo
Fernanda, who stands 5 feet 10 inches tall, was the favorite contestant to win the crown as Miss Ecuador 2011, which was broadcast live on March 17, 2011 from Santo Domingo.

In that pageant, she obtained the Best National Costume award and became the eventual 2nd Runner-up, gaining the right to represent Ecuador in Miss International 2011.

Maria Fernanda succeeded last year's Miss International titleholder, Elizabeth Mosquera of Venezuela.