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10 things you might not have known about the new Miss SA

2014-03-31 10:34
Cape Town – The beautiful Rolene Strauss was crowned Miss South Africa 2014 during a glamorous event at the Sun City Superbowl on Sunday night.

The dark-haired beauty took home the crown after 12 finalists took part in the Road to Miss SA reality show hosted by Elana Afrika-Bredenkamp on Mzansi Magic (DStv channel 161).

The finale was a glamorous event with musical acts like Mi Casa, Bucie and Matthew Mole performing. Apart from the platinum crown made by Jack Friedman jewellers, the winner also received a prize package worth R1.3m.

Ziphozakhe Zokufa, 1st princess, Rolene Strauss, Miss SA 2014, and Matlala Mokoko, 2nd princess. (Miss South Africa, Facebook)

Here are 10 things you might not have known about Rolene:

1)    She is originally from Volksrust, a town in Mpumalanga.

2)    She is currently living in Bloemfontein.

3)    She is 21-years-old.

4)    She is a third year medical student at the University of the Free State.

5)    She was also a Miss SA finalist in 2011 when Melinda Bam was crowned the winner.

6)    Her favourite TV show is Grey’s Anatomy.

7)    She also happens to be the University of the Free State’s first successful test tube baby.

8)    Her mom studied nursing and her dad medicine at the University of the Free State.

9)    She loves playing golf.

10)    Her favourite meal is her mom’s oxtail and stampmielies.

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