LIMA, April 4, 2009 – Karen Schwarz, a 24-year old professional model who represented Amazonas, was crowned Miss Peru Universe 2009 during an event held in Lima on April 4, 2009. Karen is 1.78 m tall and will represent Peru at the Miss Universe 2009 pageant in the Bahamas next August.
The 1st runner-up was Miss Ayacucho, Jessica Shialer, who will compete in Miss Earth 2009 in the Philippines; and the 2nd runner-up was Miss Ica, Sofia del Pino.
24 women competed in the contest. Courtesy of Peru.com Espectaculos. Photo by Renzo Napa(Thank you and credits to http://www.globalbeauties.com and all sources for the information and pictures)