(In Photos) 2012 Miss World: Crowned Winner Miss China Yu Wenxia

(In Photos) 2012 Miss World: Crowned Winner Miss China Yu Wenxia

Beijing : China | Aug 19, 2012 at 2:42 AM PDT
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(Check It Out! Pictures & Final Result!) Miss China Yu Wenxia is the crowned winner of the 2012 Miss World grand finale which held at the Dongsheng stadium in Ordos, China on August18, 2012.

The 23-year-old beauty queen is the China's second Miss World winner. She is a music student and wants to become a music teacher someday.

Yu Wenxia in her gorgeous blue color gown was being crowned by the reigning 2011 Miss World winner Ivian Sarcos of Venezuela.

According to Yu Wenxia, "When I was young I felt very lucky because so many people helped me, and I hope in the future I can help more children to feel lucky.”

The 15 semi-finalist are Miss India, Australia, Mexico, Jamaica, Wales, China PR, South Sudan, Brazil, England, Spain, United States, Philippines, Netherlands, Kenya and Indonesia.

The top 7 candidates are Miss South Sudan, Jamaica, India, Brazil, Australia, China PR and Wales.

The final result:

Miss World 2012 winner Yu Wenxia of China

2nd placed Miss Wales Sophie Moulds

3rd placed Miss Australia Jessica Kahawaty.

Images courtesy of AP, AFP, Ed Jones & Getty Images.

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2012 Miss World crowned winner Miss China Yu Wenxia.
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  • 2012 Miss World crowned winner Miss China Yu Wenxia.


  • 2012 Miss World crowned winner Miss China Yu Wenxia.


  • 	Miss World 2012 winner Yu Wenxia (bottom) of China reacts before receiving the crown from previous winner Ivian Sarcos of Venezuela (top) during the final ceremony. Photo: AFP	 


  • 	(front L-R) Miss Thailand Vanessa Herrmann, second place MissWales Sophie Moulds, winner Miss China Yu Wenxia, Miss Australia Jessica Kahawaty, Miss Brazil Mariana Notarangelo, and Miss India Vanya Mishra as they celebrate following the Miss World 2012 final ceremony at the Dongsheng stadium in the inner Mongolian city of Ordos.


  • 	Top 3 ... Miss World 2012 winner Yu Wenxia (centre) of China, second-placed Miss Wales Sophie Moulds (left) and third-placed Miss Australia Jessica Kahawaty. Photo: Ed Jones	 


  • 	Yu Wenxia of China waves after winning the Miss World 2012 beauty pageant. Photo: AP	 


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