The 8th Nuestra Belleza México pageant, was held at the Aeropuerto Internacional "Lic. Adolfo López Mateos" of Toluca, Estado de México, Mexico on September 28, 2001. Forty-seven contestants competed for the national title, which was won by Ericka Cruz from Yucatán, who later competed in Miss Universe 2002. Cruz was crowned by outgoing Nuestra Belleza México titleholder Jacqueline Bracamontes. She is the first and only Yucateca and the third winner of foreign descent (she is Afro-Mexican) to win this Title.
The Nuestra Belleza Mundo México title was won by Tatiana Rodríguez from Campeche, who later competed in Miss World 2001. Rodríguez was crowned by outgoing Nuestra Belleza Mundo México titleholder Paulina Flores. She is the first and only Campechana to win this Title.
Nuestra Belleza de Mexico 2001 (2001) TV Special