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Welsh beauty Sophie Vijay wins Miss Teen International Cymru title

By Llanelli Star  |  Posted: February 06, 2013

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A YOUNG Welsh beauty queen has taken the title of Miss Teen International Cymru.

Sophie Vijay, a sixth-form pupil at St Michael's School, won the Welsh regional final of Miss Teen International at the Porthcawl Pavilion last week.

The 17-year-old is already an ambassador for The Joshua Foundation after winning Miss Charity at the Miss Carmarthenshire competition last year, after raising £1,000.

Sophie said she couldn't believe it when she was announced the winner.

"It was an amazing moment. I loved every minute of it," Sophie said.

"I started crying because I felt so proud.

"I am really honoured to be representing Wales in the next competition."

"I entered because I wanted to show I am proud of who I am and show off my confidence," she added.

Sophie will now compete in the Miss Teen International Great Britain competition in Blackpool in April.

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  • Jiffy  |  February 06 2013, 6:42PM

    I do hope she sets her sights a lot higher than a previous beauty queen from Llanelli, who's only known for being a footballer chasing slappa.

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  • weslangdon  |  February 06 2013, 5:43PM

    you can't knock private education can you, 1st the ball boy incident but they make amends with a beauty queen

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