Miss World Canada

Miss World Canada

March 19, 2007 11:29 ET

Miss World Canada: An Official Preliminary to the Miss World® Contest

Celebrating "Beauty With A Purpose"

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - March 19, 2007) -

Attention: News/Events Editors

17-year-old Sara Ghulam of Pickering, ON won the 2007 Miss World Canada title at the Dominion Club at 1 King West in downtown Toronto on Sunday night. 29 contestants from across Canada participated.

She is the youngest woman to win the Miss World Canada title. Ghulam, who also won the Talent Award, will now compete at the Miss World Contest in Poland this September with over 110 other national titleholders across the globe.

Ghulam is in her final year of high school and is a talented vocalist, who hopes to work in the entertainment field. Ghulam won the talent award which was held at the Windsor Arms Hotel. Sara is from a multicultural family of Pakistani, Indian, Maltese and Scottish backgrounds.

In addition to winning the Talent Award, Ghulam won prize for Best in Evening Gown, while placing as a finalist in both the Point Zero Ocean Swimwear and the Interview Competition during the pageant finals. Among her prizes for winning the crown are a $5,000 cash prize and over $5,000 in services courtesy of Pure Med Spa. Ghulam will also receive an all-expenses paid trip to Poland, a couture wardrobe, a year's supply of Revlon hair care products, hair services by Fiorio Salons, cosmetics by Faces Cosmetics, photo shoots by Chocolat Image, accessories by Bittersweet, Point Zero Ocean Swimwear, and much more.

The first runner-up was Alyson Lozoff, 21, from Montreal, who also won the Best in Interview Award, and the second runner-up was Maria Vdov, 19, from Niagara Falls. The third runner-up was Leah Ryerse, 18, from Stoney Creek, ON, and the fourth runner-up was Genevieve Poirier, 23, from Gatineau, PQ, who also received the Point Zero Ocean Best in Swimwear Award.

Tiffany Goulding, 22, of Mississauga won the Faces Cosmetics Photogenic Award, and will work with Faces Cosmetics in various marketing and Promotional campaigns throughout the year.

The Pure Med Spa People's Choice Award was won by Natasha Bodorik of Nova Scotia. The Fiorio Woman of Style Award was won by Alyson Lozoff. The Totum Life Science Fitness Award was won by Lori O'Keefe of Newfoundland & Labrador.

Outgoing titleholder Malgosia Majeweska, of Brampton, ON, who won the Sports Competition, and placed among the top fifteen semi-finalists in the Miss World 2006 Contest last September, crowned Ghulam, who will now spend her year making appearances for charity and cultural events across Canada and the world.

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