23-year old Wen Xia Yu wins Miss World 2012 at the Dongsheng Fitness Center Stadium, Ordos, Inner Mongolia, China. 1st Runner Up is Sophie Moulds (Wales) and the 2nd Runner Up is Jessica Kahawaty (Australia)
Top 7 finalists are Brazil, India, Jamaica and South Sudan who is debuting this year at the pageant. Completing the Top 15 are England, Indonesia, Kenya, Mexico, Netherlands, Philippines, Spain, and United States.
The event started with a cultural presentation of the Mongolian culture by local dancers, then the 116 delegates of Miss World paraded their way to the stage and then were introduced.
After all the Challenge events score are added here is the Final Leaderboard bearing the Top 15 who will fight for the next round!
After the Top 15 were announced, was the Dances of the World. All 116 delegates appeared on the stage wearing their traditional/national costumes. After, the Top 15 semifinalists were welcomed back on the stage and a short profile about their selves were shown
Next was the announcement of the Top 7 finalists. Then they presented their Miss World speech on why they should be the next Miss World. In our own view, South Sudan answered the best.
The moment has finally arrives-the announcement of the new Miss World and her court. 2nd Runner Up is Australia, 1st Runner Up is Wales and Miss World 2012 is CHINA PR! The crowd went wild as the hometown girl won.
After the pageant, this girls proceeded to the Miss World 2012 Coronation Ball where the Continental Queens were revealed. Queen of Asia Pacific is China PR, Europe is Wales, Africa is South Sudan, Caribbean is Jamaica and Americas is Brazil.
-Countries who placed last year are Philippines, England, Indonesia, and Spain.
-China PR won it's 2nd Miss World crown, the last time was in 2007 with Zhang Zi Lin who also served as a judge last night.