Colombo, Dec 10 (BAN/ AD): On Tuesday morning Mrs World 2020 Caroline Jurie returned to Sri Lanka along with her husband and daughter. She arrived at the Bandaranaike International Airport on a Qatar Airways flight from Doha.
At the World Pageant held in Las Vegas, United States on December 06 she won Mrs. World 2020 title. She is 2nd Lankan to win the title 35 years after former Mrs. World and current Mayor of Colombo Rosy Senanaya won the title in 1984.
Jurie was selected as the winner ahead of 1st Runner Up Mrs Ireland and 2nd Runner Up Mrs US Virgin islands and beating 51 contestants featured in the pageant representing 51 nations. Caroline Lucy Anne Jurie (27) was born in Kandana as the third child in a family with four siblings. Jurie is an old girl of St. Sebastian Girls’ School, Kandana and has been working as a Sales Executive at Virgin Mega Store in Dubai.
She said “it was truly a miracle” and her prayers have been finally answered. She added “It was a tough journey from the beginning as I didn’t get any sponsorship or support from any responsible authorities.”
She also told “By winning this world renowned beauty pageant, I want to set an example that life does not end for women once they are married. What matters is your positive attitude towards life and believe in yourself and self-confidence is key in achieving your passion.”