The Vietnamese contestant at Miss World, Huong Giang, has been ranked third in the “Sexiest Woman Alive” selection held by the Global Beauties website.

Leah Marville, the Barbados competitor at Miss World 2009 pageant, is the winner in the selection, followed by Sandra Seifert, the Philippines’ representative at Miss Earth 2009 pageant then Vietnam’s Tran Thi Huong Giang.

Leah Marville

Sandra Seifert

Huong Giang

With a height of 1.8m, 86-61-92, Huong Giang is considered the most impressive contestant from Vietnam at an international beauty contest to date. She ranked 12th in the Beach Beauty competition, second at the Top Model competition and 16th at the finals of Miss World 2009.

The “Sexiest Woman Alive” is an annual poll by Global Beauties for contestants of the five biggest beauty pageants in the world: Miss World, Miss Universe, Miss Earth, Miss International and Miss Tourism Queen International. Of 440 participants in 2009, Global Beauties chose its top 20, top ten and finally top three beauties.

Last year the winner was Iryna Zhuravska from the Ukraine. (VietNamNet)