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PHILIPPINES WINS MISS TOURISM WORLD 2002 taken from Miss Tourism World official website


Double success as Miss Tourism World Philippines, Michelle C Reyes runs away with Miss Tourism World 2002 and Model of The Universe Russia, Marina Tarakhovich is announced Model of The Universe 2002.


In a spectacular double barrelled show in Ankara, Turkey the Miss Tourism World 2002 and Model of The Universe 2002 World Final Competitions Concluded and the new 2002 winners were decided.


The Miss Tourism World 2002 and Model of The Universe 2002 World Final Competitions took place in the exquisite ballroom of the DEDEMAN BÜYÜK ANADOLU OTEL. Hundreds of photo journalists and media representatives from Turkey, Europe and the rest of the world watched the Miss Tourism World 2002 and Model of The Universe 2002 World Final Competitions and then went into a frenzy as they clamoured to get the first photographs of the newly crowned winners.


The DEDEMAN BÜYÜK ANADOLU OTEL was filled with Camera Flash Lights and Bulbs along with the sound of applause as Miss Tourism World Philippines and Model of The Universe Russia were announced as the winners.


The stunning Miss Tourism World Philippines Michelle C Reyes stunned the judges and had an overwhelming victory winning the Miss Tourism World 2002 Crown and Title.

On the previous night she had won the Asia title at the Miss Tourism World Fashion and Beauty Awards.

A firm favourite from day one, Michelle was a natural winner with the elegance, good looks, poise and personality needed to win the prestigious Miss Tourism World 2002 World Final Competition.

A nurse in her own country with a bachelor of science in nursing Michelle is a warm, caring and compassionate young lady with a perfect figure and charming smile.

The competition was very tough as the contestants were all of the highest standard. 74 of the worlds most beautiful women took part in Miss Tourism World 2002 but in the end the judges picked Michelle as the new winner.

The Miss Tourism World 2002 1st Runner Up was the stunning Miss Tourism World Turkey and Miss Tourism World Croatia, Darjana Iljkic, was picked as Miss Tourism World 2002 2nd Runner Up.

Miss Tourism World Croatia had already picked up the Miss Teen Tourism World 2002 title at the Miss Tourism World 2002 World Final Competition.

Model of The Universe Russia, Marina Tarakhovich, was the obvious choice for Model of The Universe 2002. A stunning model with good looks, great stage presence and a unique catwalk modelling style.

The Model of The Universe 2002 1st Runner Up was the stunning Model of The Universe Bosnia and Herzegovina, Suzana Marjanovic and Model of The Universe Slovakia, Jana Vitazkova, was picked as Model of The Universe 2002 2nd Runner Up.

The newly crowned Miss Bikini World 2002, Mihaela Tudor from Romania, jetted in to Ankara, Turkey in order to crown the two winners live on stage at the Miss Tourism World 2002 and Model of The Universe 2002 World Final Competitions. The three winners looked great on stage together and the press could not get enough photographs.

John Singh, President of the Miss Tourism World Organisation joined the new winners on stage for the first press photographs taken by the mass of media who descended on Turkey in order to cover the Miss Tourism World 2002 and Model of The Universe 2002 World Final Competitions for Turkey, the rest of Europe and the World.

Other awards handed out on the night included:

Miss Tourism World Europe won by Miss Tourism World Romania, Ana Alexandra Stoain. Miss Tourism World Asia won by Miss Tourism World Thailand, Titaporn Sornplaeng. Miss Tourism World Africa won by Miss Tourism World Ghana, Beverly Asamoah Jecty. Miss Tourism World South America won by Miss Tourism World Uruguay, Dieiny Gonzalez. Miss Tourism World Central America won by Miss Tourism World Puerto Rico, Elisadel Figueroa. Miss Tourism World Platinum Model won by Miss Tourism World Kenya, Vivien Maina. Miss Tourism World Best National Costume won by Miss Tourism World Cayman Islands, Naidelys Eden.