Kathrine Sørland

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Kathrine Sørland
Beauty pageant titleholder
Born Kathrine Sørland
(1980-03-25) 25 March 1980 (age 34)
Stavanger, Norway
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Hair color Blonde
Eye color Blue
Title(s) Miss Norway World 2002
Miss Norway Universe 2004
Major
competition(s)
Miss Norway 2002 (winner)
Miss World 2002 (3rd runner-up)
Miss Norway Universe 2004 (winner)
Miss Universe 2004 (top 15)

Kathrine Sørland (born 25 March 1980 in Stavanger, Norway) is a Norwegian fashion model, TV presenter and beauty queen who has competed in the Miss World and Miss Universe beauty pageants.

Beauty pageants[edit]

Sørland won the Frøken Norge (Miss Norway) competition in 2001, and went on to represent Norway in the Miss World pageant in 2002 held at the Alexandra Palace in London, the United Kingdom. She was the favourite to win the crown, but was only reaching the final five, and placed as the 3rd runner-up behind the eventual winner Miss Turkey, Azra Akın; Miss Colombia, Natalia Peralta and Miss Peru, Marina Mora. Before the pageant she was the most vocal contestant in leading calls to boycott over the Amina Lawal case. However, the pageant went ahead in Nigeria at Amina's insistence, with Sørland's participation.

Then, two years later, she went on to represent her country in the Miss Universe 2004 pageant held in Quito, Ecuador, where she reached the top fifteen and finished in the 11th place. The pageant was won by Jennifer Hawkins, Miss Australia.

TV shows[edit]

Kathrine has been the presenter of several TV shows in Norway. Some of them are the Norwegian version of the reality series Top Model, the game show Casino, the sing contest for celebrities Sangstjerner (Sing stars) and a Home makeover programme named Norges styggeste rom (Norway's ugliest room).

Personal life[edit]

She married estate agent Andreas Holck in the Stavanger Cathedral in Stavanger, Norway, on 1 July 2006, and she gave birth to a baby boy, Leon, on 1 October 2008.[1] Sørland started her career as a model when she was only 15 years old in the model bureau Prestige. In addition to be a model and TV presenter, she is also the owner a wedding dress shop, Agape, in Oslo which she opened on 31 March 2006.

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Preceded by
Malin Johansen
Miss Norway World
2002
Succeeded by
Elisabeth Wathne
Preceded by
Hanne-Karine Sørby
Miss Norway Universe
2004
Succeeded by
Helene Tråsavik