Philippines’ representative Megan Young becomes the “most beautiful woman in the world” as she wins the Miss World 2013 title during the pageant’s coronation night on September 28 (Saturday) in Bogor, Bali, Indonesia.
A 23-year-old Filipina-American actress turned beauty queen, overtook 126 candidates from all over the globe, earning first ever Miss World title for the Philippines.
Young was one of the favorite, as she won also won the Top Model challenge event and excelled in the Beach Fashion pre-pageant challenge, where she was among the 11 finalists earlier this month.
In the question and answer portion where the candidates were given 30 seconds to tell the judges why they deserve the crown, Young expressed her belief in a “core value of humanity” which guides people’s actions. She hopes to use this to show others how they may contribute to society.
For the “Beauty with a Purpose” challenge, Megan chose to extend aid to flood victims in the Philippines.
The new Beauty Queen will be departing to London where she will reside during her reign, according to the tradition of the pageant.
Here are the winners:
MISS WORLD: Megan Young (Philippines)
1ST PRINCESS: Marine Lorpheline (France)
2ND PRINCESS: Carranzar Naa Okailey Shooter (Ghana)