Miss Wheel­chair World

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A Po­lish or­ga­ni­sa­tion has held the first in­ter­na­tio­nal beau­ty pa­geant for wo­men in wheel­chairs in an ef­fort to change so­cial per­cep­tions about people with di­sa­bi­li­ties. Alek­san­dra Chi­chi­ko­va, a 23 year-old student from Be­la­rus, has been crow­ned the first ever Miss Wheel­chair World. “Fight your an­xie­ty and your fears,” the win­ner said at the con­test ga­la. The com­pe­ti­tion took place in War­saw and in­vol­ved 24 fe­male contes­tants from 19 dif­ferent coun­tries. The “Miss Smile” title went to Nad­jet Mes­kine from France and “Miss Kind­ness” to Va­hen King from Ca­na­da.

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