Sushmita celebrates 22 years of her Miss Universe win

Sushmita later also thanked Colombian beauty Carolina Gomez, who was the first runner-up at the beauty pageant in 1994.

Published: 21st May 2016 03:29 PM  |   Last Updated: 21st May 2016 03:29 PM   |  A+A-

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By IANS

MUMBAI: Actress Sushmita Sen, the first Indian to clinch the prestigious Miss Universe crown in 1994, on Saturday celebrated her win by calling it a moment of “honour” for her.

Sushmita took to Twitter to share photographs of her winning moment.

In a series of tweets, she wrote: “I am truly at a loss for words! (and that's rare) Thank you beautiful people! 22 years of India first Miss Universe. May 21.

“May 21, 1994 - India won Miss Universe for the first time. I thank god to have given me the honour to bring it home,” she wrote.

Sushmita later also thanked Colombian beauty Carolina Gomez, who was the first runner-up at the beauty pageant in 1994.

“Thank you Carolina Gomez, Miss Colombia 1993 for teaching me what 'grace' is! What a woman! I love you Carolina,” she wrote.

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