South African Finishes Second in Miss Wheelchair World Beauty pageant

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Lebohang Monyatsi participated in the maiden edition of the Miss Wheelchair World pageant as one of the two contestants from Africa who participated in the pageant held in Poland.

She finished second at the event making her the first princess of the edition, adding to her collection of titles and awards in her victory chest. The other African contestant was Victoria Jose from Angola.

The model has been relentless in pursuing her dreams as a professional runway model and has also represented South Africa in Wheelchair Basketball between 2008 and 2015.

The graduate of Social Psychology is Africa’s first runway model in a wheelchair and aims to go places in the modelling industry.

“The international event seeks to change the attitude of people towards physically challenged women who are in wheelchairs.” event organisers, The Only One Foundation said in a statement.