Tamaryn Green has been crowned Miss South Africa 2018 in the year that the pageant celebrated its 60th anniversary Diamond Jubilee.

The Runner-up was 26-year-old B Comm graduate Thulisa Keyi from East London who took the title Miss World South Africa and who will represent South Africa on the global stage in this competition later this year. She will receive nearly R600,000 in prizes.

Here are 5 things you didn’t know about Miss SA 2018, Tamaryn Green:

1. Green who hails from Paarl will be representing South Africa at the Miss Universe pageant at the end of the year.

2. The 23-year-old is a final-year medical student at the University of Cape Town.

3. Her dream of helping others is what attracted her to medicine.

4. Green will receive R3 million in prizes from one of the richest pageants in the world.

5. Green also holds pageant titles including Miss New Orleans and Miss Rochester.

– TYI/ African News Agency (ANA)