Indore: City girl Himangini Singh Yadu has won the coveted Miss Asia Pacific World 2012 held in Busan, Seoul, South Korea on June 16.
A BCA graduate from Indore’s International Institute of Professional Studies, Himangini trained at the Armed Trained Police Center (Indore) and won sports competitions at the amateur level.
Born on October 5, 1988, Himangini was crowned Miss Indore in 2006 and has since walked the ramp at fashion shows. The 24-year-old Indore girl is 5’7” tall.
Actress Sushmita Sen became the first Miss Universe from India in 1994 and the same year Aishwarya was crowned Miss World.
While Diana was Miss World in 1997, Yukta Mookhey won the title in 1999. Year 2000 saw all three title fall in India’s kitty — Lara Dutta was Miss Universe, Priyanka Chopra Miss World and Dia Mirza Miss Asia Pacific.