Tansu Cakir is Miss Universe Turkey 2016

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Tansu Çakir has been chosen as Miss Universe Turkey 2016.  She will represent Turkey at Miss Universe 2016 in the Philippines in January 2017.  She succeeds Aslı Melisa Uzun as Miss Universe Turkey title-holder.  She was runner-up to Buse Iskenderoğlu, the winner of Miss Turkey 2016.

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Tansu Cakir is 21 years of age and stands 5 ft 6 in tall.  She hails from the capital city of Turkey, Istanbul.

Turkey is competing in Miss Universe since 1952.  The first placement of Turkey was achieved by Ayten Akyol, Miss Universe Turkey 1953.  In total, Turkey has placed just thrice in Miss Universe.  The last placement was achieved by Çağıl Özge Özkul, Miss Universe Turkey 2012 who was Top 16 that year in Miss Universe.  Will Tansu Cakir place this year at Miss Universe?

Image credits: Miss Universe on Facebook

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