Miss Costa Rica Universe 2009 was Jessica Umana

A student of Business Administration from Moravia, the 21 year old Jessica Umana won the Miss Costa Rica 2009 Contest at an event held last Friday at the Museo de los Ninos theater in San Jose and was telecast live through Teletica, organizers of the pageant.

Jessica stands 1.75m tall and was one of the early favorites for the crown. This was her 2nd time to join as she was an official candidate last year, but withdrew before the finals took place. She decided to join again, and winning the title over 8 other lovely contestants. She will now be competing at the Miss Universe 2009 Beauty Pageant on August 23 at Nassau, Bahamas.

Nancy Montero from Heredia was the 1st run-up while Natalia Alvarez from Desamparados was declared as the 2nd run-up.

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