Saturday, 28 September 2013

Philippines' Megan Young wins Miss World 2013 title!

23-year old Megan Young wins the Miss World 2013 title and crown at the Bali Nasa Dua Convention Center in Bali, Indonesia. Young brought Philippines' first Miss World title after beating 126 other contestants. 

France's Marine Lorphelin ended up as the 1st Princess and Ghana's Naa Okailey Shooter emerged as the 2nd Princess. Completing the top 6 were Spain's Elena Ibarbia, Brazil's Sancler Frantz and Gibraltar's Maroua Kharbouch who won the App voting which made her secure a spot in the final cut. Completing the Top 10 are England, Nepal, Indonesia, Australia and Jamaica. 

The Continental Queens are:

Asia: Philippines - Megan Young 
Europe: France - Marine Lorphelin 
Africa: Ghana - Naa Okailey Shooter
Americas: Brazil - Sancler Frantz
Caribbean: Jamaica - Gina Haritgay
Oceania: Australia - Erin Holland

Young also won the Top Model award. Other challenge winners are Brazil for Beach Fashion, Nepal for Beauty with a Purpose, Indonesia for Talent, Netherlands for Sports and India for Multimedia.

This year, Philippines made a full circle victory on the Big 4 pageants after Brazil in 2004 and Venezuela in 2005. 

Young will travel all over the world as Miss World 2013. She will crown her successor in London on October next year.