Thai Binh beauty wins pageant
10:58' 02/06/2008 (GMT+7)

VietNamNet Bridge – Nguyen Thuy Trang from the northern province of Thai Binh took the crown at the Miss Universe Viet Nam Pageant 2008, after winning the final round last Saturday in Nha Trang City, in the coastal province of Khanh Hoa.

Miss Universe Nguyen Thuy Trang (centre). (Photo: VNN)
Trang, who is also known by the name Lam, won the crown of Miss Viet Nam Universe, as well as three other prizes, including the Miss Talent title, an award for giving the best answers to questions during the competition and audience-favourite title of Most Lovely Candidate.

By winning the crown she has also bagged US$12,000 and VND210mil for other prizes and is also set to be the only Vietnamese competitor at the world Miss Universe 2008 pageant to be held in Nha Trang in July.

The first runner up was Vo Hoang Yen, with a prize worth VND180mil, and the second runner up was Duong Truong Thien Ly who won a prize worth VND125mil and also the Miss Photo title. Both are from HCM City.

The Miss Sea Tourism title was won by Tran Diem Trinh while Duong Thuy Linh won the Miss Friendly category.

The Viet Nam Miss Universe Pageant 2008 was organised by HCM City Television, the Hoan Vu and Cat Tien Sa companies, and sponsored by Calvin Klein Jeans and Laneige.

(Source: Viet Nam News)

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