Miss World 2014 winner is Miss South Africa Rolene Strauss!

Miss World 2014 winner, as predicted, was Miss South Africa Rolene Strauss, winning over 120 candidates from the around the world.

The newly-crowned Miss World 2014 winner is the 1st candidate from Africa to have won Miss World in 13 years and the 1st from South Africa in 4 decades. The last Miss World winner from the continent was Miss Nigeria Agbani Daregon in 2001 and she happens to be one of the judges this year.

She is now the 3rd South African beauty to win the title, after Penelope Anne Coelen in 1958 and Anneline Kriel, who took over the title in 1974 when the winner resigned. All of these 3 won London.

It was a well-deserved win for this 22-year-old student of Medicine, 'coz she was a huge favorite, from Day 1 'til the finale.

Congratulations Rolene, her runners-up and to all those who made it to finals, semi-finals and quarter-finals, including Miss Philippines Valerie Weigmann.


MISS WORLD 2014 - South Africa, Rolene Strauss
1ST RUNNER UP - Hungary, Edina Kulcsár
2ND RUNNER UP - United States, Elizabeth Safrit

Australia, Courtney Thorpe
England – Carina Tyrrell

Brazil, Julia Gama
India, Koyal Rana
Guyana, Rafieya Husain
Kenya, Idah Nguma
Mexico, Daniela Álvarez
Thailand, Nonthawan Thongleng (People's Choice winner)

Bolivia, Andrea Forfori
China PR, Du Yang
Dominican Republic, Dhío Moreno
Finland, Krista Haapalainen
Ghana, Nadia Ntanu
Indonesia, Maria Sastrayu
Malaysia, Dewi Liana Seriestha
Netherlands, Tatjana Maul
Philippines, Valerie Weigmann
Russia, Anastasia Kostenko
Scotland, Ellie McKeating
South Sudan, Awien Kuanyin-Agoth
Sweden, Olivia Asplund
Trinidad & Tobago Sarah Jane Waddell
Vietnam, Nguyễn Thị Loan

Beach Fashion - Sweden, Olivia Asplund
Beauty with a Purpose (5 winners) - Brazil, Julia Gama; Guyana, Rafieya Husain; India, Koyal Rana; Indonesia, Maria Sastrayu and Kenya, Idah Nguma
Multimedia - United States, Elizabeth Safrit
Sports - Finland, Krista Haapalainen
Talent - Malaysia, Dewi Liana Seriestha
Top Model - Bosnia & Herzegovina, Isidora Borovčanin

About Mykiru Isyusero

Mykiru is an entertainment blogger, having been named as one of the Top 10 Pinoy Showbiz Resources in the Philippines. For a decade now, Mykiru.ph has been delivering the latest, the hottest and most trending issues in the country.
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