Monday, July 25, 2005
Miss India crowned Miss Tourism 2005, Miri, Sarawak
By George Francis
Miss India, Sonal Singh, 20, was crowned Miss Tourism 2005 International Pageant after the beat 30 other beauties at the World Grand Final Saturday night, in Miri, Sarawak.
First runner up was 18-year-old Miss Russia, Natalya Pervova (R), while Miss Lebanon, Sandra Raymond El-Sayegh, 20, (L) was the second runner up.
The pageant, organised in conjunction with Miri's proclamation as a city, also saw Indonesian Rizka Maqfira Doufri, 23, adjudged as Miss Talent, while Brazilian Caroline Michel, 17, was declared Miss Best Traditional Costume.
Singaporean Foo Choon Lian, 24, was awarded Miss Damai title while Miss Permyjaya title went to Kenyan Rachel Mbuki Marete.
Courtesy: Borneo Bulletin