Taekwondo black belt Miss Nevada Nia Sanchez named Miss USA; moves to Miss Universe contest

  • by: STACEY PLAISANCE , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 9, 2014 - 12:20 AM

BATON ROUGE, La. — Newly crowned Miss USA Nia Sanchez, a fourth-degree black belt in the Korean martial art of taekwondo, says that women need to be able to defend themselves as a way to battle the problem of campus rape and that bringing awareness to the issue is very important.

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