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Lía Borrero

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Height  1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Hair color  Black

Eye color  Brown
Name  Lia Borrero
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Full Name  Lia Victoria Borrero Gonzalez
Born  August 22, 1976 (age 39) Las Tablas, Panama (1976-08-22)
Title(s)  Senorita Panama 1996 Miss Panama International 1998 Miss International 1998
Major competition(s)  Senorita Panama 1996 (Winner) Miss Universe 1997 (Top 6) Miss International 1998 (Winner)

Lía Victoria Borrero González is a Panamanian beauty queen who the first Panamanian delegate in history to win a major beauty pageant, the title of Miss International 1998.


Early life

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Lía won her first beauty contest in early 1996 when she became queen of the Las Tablas carnival, a title that had previously been won by her aunt by the same name Lía Victoria Borrero de Jurado.

Señorita Panamá

She competed in the Miss Panama competition that same year, where she beat other 14 contestants and became Miss Panama 1996. This gave her the opportunity to compete in the Miss Universe 1997 pageant, broadcast live from Miami Beach, Florida.

Miss Universe


She was a Top 6 finalist, the highest placement ever by a Panamanian at the time (a record that would not be surpassed until 2002). Miss USA, Brook Mahealani Lee would be the eventual winner.

Miss International

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Later, she was invited to participate in the Miss International 1998 beauty pageant, which is annually held in Japan. On September 26, 1998, she became the first ever Panamanian to win a major international pageant, overcoming other strong delegates such as Venezuela and Colombia. She worked for the International Culture Association (ICA) during her year-long reign, helping the One Love Fund, a foundation that gives donations to people who suffer from natural disasters, through the creation of goodwill activities.

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Lía Borrero Wikipedia

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