Karen Susana Schwarz Espinoza (from Lima, Perú) is a beauty pageant titleholder, who will represent her country in Miss Universe 2009 to be held in Nassau, Bahamas on August 23, 2009. Schwarz won the Miss Perú Universo 2009 title in a pageant held in Lima, Perú on April 4, 2009. She was crowned by the outgoing titleholder, Karol Castillo, Miss Perú Universo 2008. Schwarz also won the "Miss Fitness" title.
Karen is currently receiving her preparation for her participation at Miss Universe by the Miss Peru 1965 and Miss Universe 1965 Semifinalist Frieda Holler and the Corporacion de la Belleza Organization. She became the third Miss Amazonas to win that title since the Miss Peru pageant first began in 1952. The first was Maria Esther Brambilla, Miss Peru 1968, and the other one was Paola Dellepiani in 1995. Karen is of German origin and she practices swim.
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