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05.06.2006 Togo

A win for Togo

By Associated Press
A win for Togo
June 4: Edwige-Grace Madze Badakou of Togo is the new Miss World Cup. The 24-year-old finance graduate beat 31 other women, one from each of the 32 countries playing in the World Cup.
Badakou, a former Miss Togo, beat Maria Garrido Baez of Spain and Katty Lopez of Ecuador at the last stage. The judges were celebrities and sports personalities. At the World Cup, Badakou will take part in various events associated with the tournament and will appear at some matches. She said she hopes to use her status to promote peace, environmental awareness and the artists of her country.