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Barbara Filipović (18) Crowned Miss Universe Croatia 2016

Barbara Filipović winner of Miss Universe Croatia (photo: press)

Barbara Filipović winner of Miss Universe Croatia (photo: press)

18-year-old Barbara Filipović from Zagreb has been crowned Miss Universe Croatia 2016 at a pageant held last night at Hotel Westin in the Croatian capital…

Barbara, who is veterinary student who loves to travel and read good books, beat 18 other girls from all over Croatia to win the title. 18-year-old Paula Čaić from Vukovar was the first runner-up and also crowned Miss Congeniality, whilst 24-year-old Marija Kljajić from Slavonski Brod was the second runner-up and also won the Miss Photogenic title.

18-year-old Barbara Filipović

18-year-old Barbara Filipović (photo: press)

Barbara, who loves to sing, ride and go to the gym in her spare time, also won a number of prizes with her title, including a scholarship at the Zagreb School of Economics and Management worth 20,000 euros. She also won a host of sponsors prizes, from shoes and clothes to hair and skin products. Barbara will represent Croatia later this year at the Miss Universe pageant.

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