Sushmita celebrates 22 years of her Miss Universe win

Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) 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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