Miss Iceland Crowned Miss World 2005

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Miss Iceland Crowned Miss World 2005 Miss Iceland, Unnur Birna Vilhjalmsdottir was crowned Miss World 2005 in the coastal resort of Sanya, China. Photo by www.missworld.tv

Miss Iceland, Unnur Birna Vilhjalmsdottir was crowned Miss World 2005 in the coastal resort of Sanya, China.

Miss Mexico, Dafne Molina Lona, was the first runner-up, and Miss Puerto Rico, Ingrid Marie Rivera Santos, was ranked third in the contest.

In the prestigious beauty pageant Bulgaria was represented by Rositsa Ivanova, 17.

Iceland's beauty came out a winner after a public vote selected 15 finalists out of 101 contestants. The final say was in the hands of a panel of eight former winners of the competition.

Unnur, 21, was born in the Capital Reykjavik but grew up in a small town called Seltjarnarnes.

For the past year Unnur has been studying anthropology at the University and next fall she will commence her studies in Law as she plans to graduate as a lawyer as well as an anthropologist.

She is chairman of the college social club and teaches dance, she also enjoys acting, singing, all types of dancing, snow-boarding, hiking, camping, horsemanship and has a special talent for choreography and playing the piano.

During her summer holidays this year Unnur was working as a police officer at the airport. Her favourite motto is "You are what you do" or "You are what you make".
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