Vietnamese contestant Truong Tung Lan finished among the top 15 in the final round of the Miss Asia-Pacific International beauty contest held in Busan, the Republic of Korea.

Lan, one of the top 10 Miss Vietnam 2010 finalists, graduated from the Hanoi Open University before becoming a fulltime model.

The contest ended on Oct. 15, the host representative having been crowned Miss Asia-Pacific with first and second runner-up spots going to France and Russia, respectively.

Launched in 1968, Miss Asia Pacific is the oldest international beauty pageant in the region. This year, it attracted more than 70 contestants from across the world. /.