Gavintra Photijak from Thailand won the "National Costume" award during the Miss Universe 2008.
Gavintra Photijak, 21, studies at the Bangkok University on a sports scholarship. Gavintra is on the volleyball team of the university.
At a height of 1.78-meter tall with a flawless complexion Gavintra, loves dogs and wants to be a public relations office for the Nongkai Province. She wants to increase the number of tourists visiting Nongkai and says that she would like to showcase the beautiful temples of Nongkai and the friendship bridge between Thailand and Laos.
Miss Thailand expresses hope that more resplendent pagodas and grand bridges will be built in her country to broadcast the image of Thailand to the rest of the world.