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Miss Czech Republic becomes Miss World
rediff Entertainment Bureau | October 01, 2006 14:22 IST
Miss Czech Republic Tatana Kucharova won the Miss World 2006 on Saturday, September 30, in Warsaw, Poland.
The 18-year-old defeated 103 other women in the 56th edition of the beauty pageant.
The first runner-up Miss Romania Joana Valentina Boitor, 17. Miss Australia Sabrina Houssami, 20, came third.
Kucharova, a high-school student, became teary as she received her diamond crown from Miss World 2005, Unnur Birna Vilhjalmsdottir of Iceland.
India's entry Natasha Suri, 20, reached the semi-finals but could not go further.