Catharina in 2015
24 July 1982
|Height||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Beauty pageant titleholder|
|Miss Earth 2001 (winner)|
Catharina Brink (née Svensson) is a Danish lawyer, a professional equestrienne, model and beauty queen from Charlottenlund, Copenhagen is Miss Earth 2001 and the first ever winner of Miss Earth beauty pageant.
Biography and career
Svensson was originally from Copenhagen, Denmark, and carries dual citizenship (Swedish and Danish) through her parents. After her Miss Earth reign, she continued her studies and eventually became a lawyer. She is a practicing lawyer by profession but also had a big modelling career in Denmark.
On 6 October 2007, Svensson was married to Jan Brink, an Olympian and seven-time Swedish dressage champion. She moved to Sweden with Brink after their wedding in Trollenäs Castle. The couple met in 2005 and on New Year's eve of 2006, Brink proposed to Svensson on a skiing holiday in Verbier, Switzerland. On March 22, 2010, Svensson gave birth to her first child, Angelina Brink.
Svensson won the first Miss Earth, an annual international beauty pageant promoting environmental awareness, when she was crowned on 28 October 2001. At the time of her crowning, the 19-year-old Svensson was a third year law student and a part-time model. It was her first time to participate in any beauty contest; she was appointed by the national pageant director of Miss Earth Denmark.
In May 2016, she was a judge at the Face of Denmark competition together with former Miss Earth 2009, Larissa Ramos and crowning the new Miss Earth Denmark.
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