Catharina Svensson

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Catharina Svensson
Beauty pageant titleholder
Catharina Svensson, Miss Earth 2001.jpg
Catharina in 2015
Born Catharina Brink
(1982-07-24) 24 July 1982 (age 34)
Copenhagen, Denmark
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Hair color Blonde
Eye color Blue
Miss Earth 2001 (winner)

Catharina Brink (née Svensson) is a Danish lawyer, model and beauty queen who won the first ever Miss Earth 2001. She is married to Jan Brink, a seven-time Swedish dressage champion.

Svensson became 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.[1][2][3]

In October 2005, she went back to the Philippines and served as one of the judges in the Miss Earth 2005, the fifth edition of the pageant.[4]

In 2015 she was guest of honor and official judge in the final of Miss Earth 2015 in Vienna , Austria .

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.


  1. ^ Carousel Productions (2007-09-11). "Miss Earth Past Winners". Miss Earth official website. 
  2. ^ "Miss Earth Locations & Dates". Pageant Almanac. 2007-11-11. 
  3. ^ "Danish law student is Miss Earth". The Filipino Reporter. 2001-11-08. 
  4. ^ Yazon, Giovanni Paolo J. (2005-10-26). "Record-setting victory for Miss Venezuela". Manila Standard Today. 

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