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BOT contestant takes Miss World title

| 13/12/2009 | 9 Comments

(Times Online): Britain was today able to claim a victory of sorts in the Miss World competition despite none of the UK girls lifting the crown. Relative unknown Kaiane Aldorino, representing Miss Gibraltar and therefore a British national, cast aside early favourite Miss Puerto Rico to win the prize in Johannesburg, South Africa. England’s entrant, Lance Corporal Katrina Hodge – dubbed “Combat Barbie” – was also vying for the prize yesterday along with Miss Scotland Katharine Brown, Miss Wales Lucy Whitehouse, and Miss Ireland Laura Patterson. Miss Aldorino said she “had no words” to describe her feelings following her win but insisted she was “really happy”.

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