Sherika De Armas Former Miss World Contestant Died at Age 26

Sherika De Armas Former Miss World Contestant Died

According to the New York Post, former Miss World contestant Sherika De Armas, who represented Uruguay in the Miss World competition in 2015, died on 13th October at the age of 26 following the a battle with cervical cancer. Ms De Armas has received chemotherapy and radiation.

Her death shocked Uruguay and the rest of the globe. Fly high, little sister. Always and forever,” De Armas, her brother, remarked on social media. Carla Romero, Miss Universe Uruguay 2022, lamented that Ms De Armas was “too evolved for this world. One of the most beautiful women I have ever met in my life.”

“I will always remember you, not only for all the support you gave me and how much you wanted to see me grow, but for your affection, your joy, the friends we shared and that remain with me today,” Miss Uruguay 2021 Lola de los Santos said in homage.

She Was One of Only Six 18-year-olds to Compete in The Pageant

The 26-year-old did not place in the top 30 in the 2015 Miss World competition, which was held in China. She was, however, “one of only six 18-year-olds to compete” in the pageant.

She stated this in an interview with NetUruguay at the time. “I always wanted to be a model, whether a beauty model, an advertising model or a catwalk model. I like everything related to fashion and I think that within a beauty pageant, any girl’s dream is to have the opportunity to participate in Miss Universe. I am very happy to be able to live this experience full of challenges.”

Shey de Armas Studio was also the name of her make-up company, which offered hair and personal care goods. The model also volunteered for the Perez Scremini Foundation, which helps cancer-stricken youngsters.

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