Miss China crowned Miss World 2012

Miss China Yu Wenxia was crowned the 2012 Miss World in Ordos, China, on August 18. The 23-year-old music student became the second Miss World winner from her country after Zhang Zilin in 2007. The first runner-up is Sophie Elizabeth Moulds of Wales and the second runner-up is Australia’s Jessica Michelle Kahawaty…

Miss World 2012 winners

As usual there’s plenty post-event debates online after a major beauty contest, but this one drawn more flak in particular, probably due to the fact that the event – the oldest surviving major international beauty pageant – has became a bit too “Chinese” in the past decade with six of the past 10 finals being held in Chinese cities.

The 2013 final will move to Indonesia for a change – could be a challenging one.