Miss Vietnam World to vie Miss Universe 2012

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Luu Thi Diem Huong, who was crowned Miss Vietnam World 2010, will represent Vietnam at Miss Universe pageant 2012 held in the US.

According to the spokenperson of Hoan Vu (Unicorp) Company, which submitted Huong for the beauty contest, the 22-year-old student is the best choice for the international competition for her contribution to society, especially charity events and campaigns she has involved in the last two years.

Duong Truong Thien Ly, who was Vietnamese representative at Miss World 2008 pageant in South Africa and now is national director of Unicorp, will be Huong's consultant to prepare for the competition.

Ly said Huong is confident for the contest and now is following the strict training schedule to improve her neccessary skills for the vying.

In 2010, Huong represented the host country at Miss Earth pageant held in Vietnam. She took a spot in top 15 and won Best in Swimsuit.

Miss Universe, founded in 1952, is one of the top five prestigious beauty pageants of the world. This year competition attracts about 90 candidates and the finale will take place on December 20.

Last year, Vu Thi Hoang My, runner-up of Miss Vietnam 2010, competed in the pageant held in Sao Paulo, Brazil. My earned no achievement, same as the previous Vietnamese representatives did at the contest.

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