Trần Thị Thùy Dung
|Beauty pageant titleholder|
Miss Vietnam 2008 Thuy Dung (center) and 1 runner-up Phan Hoang Minh Tu (left) and 2 runner-up Nguyen Thuy Van (right)
July 8, 1990 |
Đà Nẵng, Vietnam
|Height||1.82 m (5 ft 11 1⁄2 in)|
|Title(s)||Miss Vietnam 2008|
Trần Thị Thùy Dung  (born July 8, 1990 in Đà Nẵng, Việt Nam) was crowned as Miss Vietnam 2008 on August 31 in Hội An. Miss Vietnam 2008 Tran Thi Thuy Dung was the tallest contestant (1,78m - 2008) with body measurements 86 - 61,5- 91. However, Thuy Dung is not allowed to represent her country in Miss World 2008, in Johannesburg, South Africa, on December 13 due to her unlegalized highschool graduate certificate.
The winner of the pageant receives VND150 million (US$9,041) in cash, an overseas trip and the right to compete in the Miss World pageant in South Africa later this year.
She will also serve as the country’s ambassador for the “social security for the poor” program initiated by the Vietnam Bank for Investment and Development (BIDV).
Miss Vietnam 2008
Miss Vietnam 2008: Tran Thi Thuy Dung
First runner-up: Phan Hoang Minh Thu
Second runner-up: Nguyen Thuy Van
Top 5 others: Lam Thu Hang, Dau Thi Hong Phuc
Miss Photo: Thach Thi Hong Nhung
Miss Sea: Lam Thu Hang
Miss Friendly: Dau Thi Hong Phuc
Best in Ao dai: Le Thi May
The Audience’s Prize: Vu Hoang Diep
Best Answer: Nguyen Thuy Van
The top 10 beauties were chosen after 30 contestants performed in ao dai, swimwear and night gowns including: Tran Thi Thuy Dung, Phan Hoang Minh Thu, Nguyen Thuy Van, Lam Thu Hang, Dau thi Hong Phuc, Phan Thi Diem Chau, Trinh Thi Minh Hue, Nguyen Linh Chi, Vo Thi Le Thu and Nguyen Hong Nhung.
- Forums (Website) of Miss Vietnam 2008 Tran Thi Thuy Dung (Thuydung.com)
- Miss Vietnam 2008 Tran Thi Thuy Dung in bi-ki-ni
- Miss Vietnam 2008 Tran Thi Thuy Dung in Ao dai
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