Miss Colombia wins Miss Universe Crown


Doral, Jan 26: Miss Colombia Paulina Vega won the Miss Universe title today at a glittering a ceremony beating her rival Nia Sanchez from the United States. With her beauty and talent she pushed back over 87 contestants at the beauty pageant in Florida.

Vega, 22, is the second from Colombia to win the beauty contest. Earlier in 1956, Luz Marina Zuluaga from Colombia had bagged the title.

Vega, 180 cm (five feet nine inch), was crowned by the former Miss Universe, Venezuelan Gabriela Isler at the ceremony on Monday. She beat Nia Sanchez from the United States, Diana Harkusha from Ukraine, Yasmin Verheijen from the Netherlands and Miss Jamaica Kaci Fennell at the beauty contest.

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