After weeks of activities, the 2017 Miss World competition has come to an end and a winner has been chosen today at Sanya City Arena, China.
Manushi Chhillar representing India has emerged the winner of the 2017 Miss World competition out of 108 contestants from around the world.
Miss England Stephanie Hill was the 1st runner-up and 2nd runner-up was Andrea Meza from Mexico.
The other 2 semi-finalists were: Miss Kenya – Magline Jeruto and Miss France – Aurore Kichenin
Sub-category winners were:
Miss Sports: Dominican Republic’s Aletxa Mueses,
Miss World Top Model: Nigeria’s Ugochi Ihezue
Miss Talent: Malta’s Michela Galea
Multimedia competition: Mongolia’s Enkhjin Tseveendash
The top 15 contestants were
Miss Russia, Miss Mongolia, Miss Indonesia, Miss El Salvador, Miss Korea, Miss Nigeria, Miss Japan, Miss South Africa, Miss Mexico, Miss France, Miss Jamaica, Miss India, Miss Kenya, Miss Macau China and Miss England.
Here are a few facts about Manushi Chhillar, Miss World 2017.
- Manushi Chillar is studying to become a cardiac surgeon.
- She is 20-years-old.
- She is the 54th Miss India titleholder and represented the state of Haryana at the Femina Miss India 2017 beauty pageant, and competed with 29 contestants from other Indian states.
- For her Beauty with a Purpose project (a registered charity and a non-profit organisation associated with Miss World to raise money for humanitarian projects across the world), her initiative was called Project Shakti. For the same, she visited about 20 villages, and made a difference to the lives of 5,000 women, using the mantle to spread awareness about the important issue of menstrual hygiene.
Congrats to the new Queen and well done to our very own Ugochi Ihezue 😍😚