Sahar Biniaz, the elected Miss Canada 2012 is no doubt a stunning woman.Sadly for her though, she is not the real Miss Canada 2012. The 26 year-old, who was born in India, grew up in Iran and later became a Canadian citizen living in Vancouver, was previously the first runner-up in Miss Universe Canada in 2008. She has also had some bouts with fame as an actress.
You just have to go to google and type miss universe 2012 and you will see what i mean. The real uncrowned beauty is non other than Jenna Talackova. Out of the first 100 photos in the Google Image search, 78 are photos of Jenna, 16 photos are Sahar’s.
Jenna Talackova just stole the show and attracted all the attention. Even during the competition, coverage of Jenna was by far greater than any other contestant. Jenna in fact made history as the first-ever transgender contestant allowed to participate at the Miss Universe Canada pageant. The Vancouver beauty, who was born a man but underwent sex-change surgery just four years ago.
Talackova went on to win one of four “Miss Congeniality” titles in the contest. She was also selected as one of the Top 12 finalists.
Sahar Biniaz is not the only Canadian of Middle Eastern origin to have participated in the contest. There was the Jordanian Canadian, Majd Al-Saudi, 26, from Ottawa, Sofi Mukbil, 24, a Lebanese Canadian from Quebec, and the Syrian Canadian, Maria Nahri, 26 from Ottawa.