Zun Than Zin waves after winning the crown during the Miss Universe Myanmar 2017 pageant in Yangon, Myanmar, Oct. 6, 2016. Myanmar on Thursday selected Zun Than Zin as a representative to compete in the Miss Universe beauty pageant. (Xinhua/U Aung)
YANGON, Oct.7 (Xinhua) -- Miss Universe Myanmar on Thursday crowned Zun Than Sin to be a contestant in the 66th Miss Universe Pageant, to be held in the Philippines in 2017.
Zun Than Sin won the Miss Universe Myanmar 2017 at an event held earlier in Yangon, beating the other four finalists.
Miss Universe Myanmar Pageant has been held in Myanmar since 2013. In 2015, the country's organization selected two winners for both 2015 and 2016.
Miss Universe Philippines won the crown of 64th 2015 competition which was held in Las Vegas, US, last year.
Miss Universe Beauty Pageant is one of the world's oldest and important beauty pageants.