Miss World 2014 winner is Miss South Africa, Rolene Strauss. The last year’s winner from Philippines, Miss World 2013, Megan Young, crowned the 22-year-old gorgeous beauty from South Africa at the spectacular coronation ceremony held on Sunday, Dec. 14 at ExCel London.[fwdevp preset_id=”8″ video_path=”qv3fDGfSd3k”]
Miss South Africa Rolene Strauss defeated 124 other contestants to win the Miss World 2014 crown.
Miss Hungary Edina Kulcsar was named runner-up, while Miss United States Elizabeth Safrit came third in the contest.
The top five finalist this year’s beauty pageant are Miss Hungary Edina Kulcsar, Miss Australia Courtney Thorpe, Miss South Africa Rolene Strauss, Miss United States Elizabeth Safrit and Miss England Carina Tyrrell.
Miss Malaysia Dewi Liana Seriestha won People’s Choice Award and entered directly into the top 6.
India’s contender Koyal Rana, who was the top contender in the semi-finalists list, failed to make it in the top five. However, she won “Beauty With a Purpose” and “World Fashion Designer Award”.
The judges’ panel included Miss World Chairman Julia Morley, Member of the National Assembly of France Rudy Salles, former Red Cross worker Rudy Salles, Variety International Board Member Marsha-Rae Ratcliff, legendary English composer Tony Hatch, Miss World 2007 Zhang Zilin, Miss World 2001 Agbani Darego, Miss World 2009 Kaiane Aldorino GMH and Miss World 2002 Azra Akin.
Here is a list of the winners of other contests:
Miss World 2014 Beauty with a Purpose – Miss India Koyal Rana, Miss Kenya Idah Nguma, Miss Brazil Julia Gama, Miss Indonesia Maria Asteria Sastrayu and Miss Guyana Rafieya Husain
Miss World 2014 Talent – Miss Malaysia Dewi Liana Seriestha
Miss World 2014 Sportswoman – Krista Haapalainen, Finland
Miss World 2014 Multimedia – Miss United States Elizabeth Safrit
Miss World 2014 Beach Fashion – Miss Sweden Olivia Asplun0064
Miss World 2014 Top Model – Miss Bosnia & Herzegovina Isidora Borovčanin
Miss World 2014 People Choice Award- Miss Malaysia Dewi Liana Seriestha
Miss World 2014 World Fashion Designer Award- Miss India Koyal Rana