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Know how Miss World 2017 Manushi Chillar made India proud by creating history

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 20 November 2017, 18:27 IST

Manushi Chillar, the medical student from India created a buzz on the Internet by winning Miss World contest held in China. Manushi's triumph wrote a history in for in the competition by equaling the record with Venezuela. Newly crowned Miss World Manushi Chillar is the sixth Indian [ Reita Faria (1966), Aishwarya Rai Bachchan (1994), Diana Hayden (1997), Yukta Mookhey (1999), Priyanka Chopra (2000), Manushi Chhillar (2017) ] to win the Miss World competition.Apart from India, Venezuela has held the record until India reached the same position.

Following the steps of Priyanka Chopra, Manushi Chhillar became India's sixth winner of the prestigious beauty pageant.

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Here is the list of countries that have won Miss World title multiple time:

India: 1966, 1994, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2017
Venezuela: 1955, 1981, 1984, 1991, 1995, 2011
United Kingdom: 1961, 1964, 1965, 1974, 1983
South Africa: 1958, 1974, 2014
United States: 1973, 1990, 2010
Iceland: 1985, 1988, 2005
Jamaica: 1963, 1976, 1993
Sweden: 1951, 1952, 1977
Puerto Rico: 1975, 2016
China: 2007, 2012
Russia: 1992, 2008
Peru: 1967, 2004
Austria: 1969, 1987
Germany: 1956, 1980
Argentina: 1960, 1978
Australia: 1968, 1972
Netherlands: 1959, 1962
Spain: 2015
Philippines: 2013
Gibraltar: 2009
Czech Republic: 2006
Ireland: 2003
Turkey: 2002
Nigeria: 2001
Israel: 1998
Greece: 1996
Poland: 1989
Trinidad and Tobago: 1986
Dominican Republic: 1982
Guam: 1980
Bermuda: 1979
Brazil: 1971
Finland: 1957
Egypt: 1954
France: 1953

First published: 20 November 2017, 18:27 IST
 
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