India’s Aayushi Dholakia was crowned Miss Teen International 2019 last Thursday, December 19 at the Kingdom of Dreams in Gurugram. The 16-year-old student from Vadodara beat more than twenty other beauties from around the world to win the pageant.
Yessenia Garcia (Paraguay), Anicia Gaothusi (Botswana), Francesca Beatriz Abalajon (Philippines) and Kayla Wright (South Africa) were the first, second, third and fourth runners-up, respectively.
The new Miss Teen International is a trained Kathak dancer who has been dancing for over 10 years. Besides winning the crown she also took home special awards for Best in National Costume and Best in Speech.
Aayushi is the first representative from India and the Asian continent to win the international title in 27 years.
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