Trần Thị Thùy Dung


Trần Thị Thùy Dung

Trần Thị Thùy Dung (born February 8, 1990 in Đà Nẵng, Việt Nam) was crowned as Miss Vietnam 2008 on August 31 in Hội An. Thuy Dung was the tallest contestant (1,78m) with body measurements 86 - 62- 91. However, Thuy Dung is not allowed to represent her country in Miss World 2008, in Johannesburg, South Africa, on December 13 due to her unlegalized highschool graduate certificate [ [http://english.vietnamnet.vn/lifestyle/2008/09/804898/ No winners of Miss Vietnam 2008 picked for Miss World] ] . The first runner-up is Phan Hoàng Minh Thư from Đà Lạt (Lâm Đồng Province) and the second runner-up is Nguyễn Thụy Vân from Hà Nội. [ [http://www.english.vietnamnet.vn/lifestyle/2008/09/801568/ VietNamNet - Thuy Dung crown Miss Vietnam 2008] ] [ [http://www.globalbeauties.com/world/2008/n_viet.htm Global Beauties - Miss Vietnam 2008 is crowned in Hoi An City] ]

Awards

The winner of the pageant receives VND150 million (US$9,041) in cash, an overseas trip and the right to compete in the Miss World pageant in South Africa later this year.

She will also serve as the country’s ambassador for the “social security for the poor” program initiated by the Vietnam Bank for Investment and Development (BIDV).

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