JOHANNESBURG: Tamaryn Green from Paarl in the Western Cape has been crown miss South Africa 2018.
The country’s new Miss South Africa was crowned at a glamorous event held the Sun Arena at Time Square, Pretoria on Sunday. The 23-year-old is a final year medical student at the University of Cape Town.
It has always been a lifelong dream of Tamaryn to enter the Miss SA pageant and lists Miss World title holder Rolene Strauss as her inspiration.
Miss South Africa 2018 was chosen from five finalists (out of the top 12) and from there, two winners were chosen to represent South Africa at Miss World and Miss Universe.
From those two winners, the reigning Miss South Africa for 2018 was chosen. The top two were asked one final question before the judges made their final decision.
Her role models are her parents and she is close to her sister and brother. She is a nature lover who enjoys hiking, swimming and spending time with friends.
The 60th anniversary of the pageant was celebrated with a Diamond Jubilee spectacular, and saw performances by, Sketchy Bongo, DJ Zinhle, Tamara Dey, Lady Zamar and Nádine.