Miss India Parvathy Omanakuttan is 1st runner-up at Miss World 2008December 14th, 2008 - 12:10 am ICT by admin
Moments ago Parvathy Omanakuttan was crowned 1st runner-up in the Miss world 2008 held at Johannesburg, South Africa today.
The winner of the pagent was Miss Russia Ksenia Sukhinova.
Parvathy Omanakuttan is the reigning Miss India World 2008. She was crowned “Pantaloons Femina Miss India World 2008″ in Mumbai on 5 April 2008. She represented India in the Miss World 2008 event.
Miss World 2008, the 58th Miss World Final was held at Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa on December 13, 2008. Originally, the pageant was going to take place in Kiev, Ukraine, but because of the ongoing crisis between Georgia and Russia in neighboring South Ossetia, the Miss World Organization decided to move the pageant away from Eastern Europe. 109 contestants from all over the world are expected to compete for the crown, marking the biggest turnout in the 58 years of the pageant, surpassing the previous record of 107 during Miss World 2004. At the conclusion of the final night of competition, outgoing titleholder Zhang Zilin will crown her successor.
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