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Megan Young, crowned Miss World 2013

The Miss world Competition 2013 was held in Bali, Indonesia. Miss Philippines, Megan Young, was crowned Miss World in a glittering finale on the Indonesian resort island of Bali on Saturday the 28th.“I promise to be the best Miss World ever,” Young, 23, said after winning the 63rd annual event. 

Young, wearing a pearl white gown,  won against 126 beauty queens from around the world to become the first Filipina to win the coveted title in a contest broadcast to more than 180 countries worldwide.

Second runner up was Miss France, Marine Lorphelin, 20,  while Miss Ghana, Carranzar Naa Okailey Shooter, 22, came in third.

The 127 contestants has been in Bali for weeks, participating in different activities and bagging points which were to be added by the judges to decide who the  Miss World would be.

Megan Young was born in the United States. When she was 10 she moved to the Philippines, where she has appeared in films and as a television host. She thanked the judges for choosing her and impressed everyone by pledging to  “just be myself in everything I do, to share what I know and to educate people

When asked the question “Why should you be Miss World?” Young answered, “I treasure a core value of humanity and that guides people why they act the way they do. I will use this to show other people how they can understand each other  as one, we can help society.”

Young was liked by all the Misses and Miss Cameroon in particular, said this when she won  "Have you ever done something where at the end, you are not the winner but you still feel really happy? That's how l feel right now. I had such a great time and l realized that no matter what in life, we must never give up! Megan Young, the miss world 2013 is one of the most beautiful girls have met during this adventure and she really deserves all the best. I wish her good luck"

We'd like to congratulate all the contestants who made it to the competition and wish them all the best.

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