Katarina Banic, 20, a student from the city of Trilje, was crowned Miss Croatia 2010.
She will represent the country at thecontest, which is now expected to be taking place in China, after this year’s host Vietnam had withdrawn.
“I am so happy!” she said at the stage of the Croatian Spa&Golf Resort Saint Martin.
The Mister of Croatia 2010 was named Radovan Stosic, 22.
“I expected the victory! I plan to pursue a modeling career and get active in the humanitarian sphere”, he said.
Some of the Croatian media speculate Miss and Mister Croatia 2010, Banic and Stosic, have been in a romantic relationship over the past few weeks, during the preparations for the final event.
The original article in Croatian can be found on tportal.hr