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Monday, November 1, 2010

2010 Miss World Competition



Group photo taken on Oct. 30, 2010 shows the contestants participating the final round of the 60th Miss World Beauty Pageant in Sanya, south China's Hainan Province. The 60th Miss World Beauty Pageant was concluded on Saturday, Alexandria Mills from the United States won the title of Miss World 2010, Emma Wareus from Botswana was the 1st Runner-up and Adriana Vasini from Venezuela was the 2nd Runner-up.(Xinhua/Hou Jiansen)
Miss World of 2010 Alexandria Mills from the United States cries out after winning the title during the final round of the 60th Miss World Beauty Pageant in Sanya, south China's Hainan Province, Oct. 30, 2010. (Xinhua/Hou Jiansen)
Miss World 2010 Alexandria Mills (C) from the United States, 1st Runner-up Emma Wareus (L) from Botswana and 2nd Runner-up Adriana Vasini (R) from Venezuela pose for a group photo during the final round of the 60th Miss World Beauty Pageant in Sanya, south China's Hainan Province. The 60th Miss World Beauty Pageant was concluded on Saturday.(Xinhua/Hou Jiansen)
Group photo taken on Oct. 30, 2010 shows the contestants participating the final round of the 60th Miss World Beauty Pageant in Sanya, south China's Hainan Province.(Xinhua/Hou Jiansen)



MISS WORLD 2010 : Alexandria Mills (Ms United States)



Alexandria Mills, an 18-year-old from the United States had her "dream come true" as she emerged the surprise winner of the coveted Miss World 2010 crown, beating off competition from 115 beauties from across the world.
The blonde haired, blue eyed teenager became the 60th woman to win the coveted tiara while Miss Botswana Emma Wareus and Miss Venezuela Adriana Vasini became the first and second runner-ups respectively.
The Kentucky native failed to hold back tears as her name was announced as the Southern belle was a surprise winner after speculation focused on other contestants.
"I want to make an impact on others lives. I want to help everyone that I possibly can. It'll be an honour to become Miss World 2010," said Mills who takes over the title from Kaiane Aldorino of Gibraltar.

According to a brief biography on the Miss World website, Mills who recently graduated from high school, is a vegetarian and wants to become a teacher.

The ceremony started with a traditional Chinese dance, followed by the introduction of the Miss World contestants from all parts of the globe. Puerto Rican singing sensation Carlos Aponte performed at the event. 
"It's a cliche but this really is a dream come true. I can't believe it's happening to me. My time has come. I am loving it," said Mills after winning the crown.

India's hopes to bring the Miss World title home was dashed when Manasvi Mamgai failed to make it to top 20.

Mills, in a white sequinned gown, won over the judges panel with her 30-second speech in the spotlight.



1st Runner Up : Emma Wareus (Ms Botswana)

Southern African countries has never reached a semi-finale although Miss World Beauty Pageant has been held since 1972. This year is the luckiest year for Emma Wareus, 20 years old with 1.76m tall as she managed to grab the 1st runner up in this year pageant.
Image: Miss Botswana Emma Wareus at the 60th Miss World pageant in Sanya
Photographs: Jason Lee/Reuters 


2nd Runner Up : Vasini Adriana Sanchez (Miss Venezuela)

22 years old with 1.78m tall, Ms Venezuela - Adriana Sanchez Vasini was announced as 2nd runner up. Fluent in English and Italian, she currently a student in year 4 medicine stream. Ambitious to become a specialist in surgery and works for an international health organization.

Image: Miss Venezuela Adriana Vasini, 2nd Runner-Up at the 60th Miss World pageant in Sanya
Photographs: Jason Lee/Reuters






3 comments:

  1. Fuyooo.... such a beauty.....they really look georgeuos ....

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  2. Young & talented......beautiful....

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  3. cute....pretty....lovely.......how i wish one day i would become a Ms World....its ok...be a princess to my family is more than enough...:)

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