Vietnamese contestant Thu Huong won the second runner up prize at the Mrs World 2011 pageant held at the Florence Henderson theatre in Florida on Friday morning.
Huong made a big impression in the national dress competition in a blue ao dai adorned with white lotus flowers.
Huong had won the Miss Sport title in 1995 when she was a student of the journalism department at the University of Social Sciences and Humanities in Hanoi.
After working as MCs for famous television programs such as Phu Nu The Ky 21( Women of 21th century), Lam Giau Khong Kho (It is not difficult to become rich), she opened her own communication firm. She also works as the managing editor of a magazine published by her company.
American representative April Lufriu, a charity worker, won the Mrs World 2011 title. Mrs Peru won the first runner up prize in the contest that attracted 56 contestants from countries all over the world.