Lena Ma

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Lena Ma
Beauty pageant titleholder
Born Ma Yanbing
(1987-07-07) July 7, 1987 (age 27)
Jinan, Shandong, China
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 54.1 kg (119 lb)
Hair color Black
Eye color Brown
Title(s) Miss World Canada 2009
Miss World Canada 2009 (winner)
Miss World 2009 (Fourth Runner up)

Lena Ma (simplified Chinese: 马艶冰; traditional Chinese: 馬艶冰; pinyin: Mǎ Yànbīng; born July 7, 1987 in Jinan, Shandong), was the winner of the Miss Chinese Toronto Pageant 2004. She is the tallest and youngest contestant to compete in the pageant. She participated in Miss Chinese International 2005 but did not place in the top 3, the eventual winner was Leanne Li.

In 2008, Lena participated in Miss World Canada. She ended up as the 4th runner-up. She also received the Miss Photogenic and Miss Entrepreneur award. The winner of Miss World Canada 2008 was Leah Ryerse.

On March 21, 2009, Lena Ma won the title of Miss World Canada 2009. At Miss World Canada 2009, Lena also won the Miss Talent award (vocalist), Beauty With a Purpose Award (judged on community/charity volunteering), Best in Evening Gown Award, Best in Interview Award, and the Top Model Award. She represented Canada at the Miss World contest, held in December 2009 in South Africa. She won Miss World Talent (tied with Sierra Leone), which fast-tracked her to the Top 16 and eventually placed as 4th runner-up overall.

She attended Queen's University, receiving degrees in both music and life-sciences and was part of the Queen's Student Opera Company.

She is currently studying to be a Naturopathic Doctor (ND) at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine and remains active in a host of local, national and international charitable and not-for-profit organizations.


  • Name: Lena Ma 馬艶冰 (full name: Lena Yanbing Ma)
  • Nickname: Lena
  • Profession: Student, Model, Singer
  • Date of birth: July 7, 1987
  • Weight: 54.1 kg (119 pounds)
  • Height: 1.79 m (5'10.5)
  • Languages: English, Mandarin
  • Origin: Jinan, Shandong


  • Miss World 2009 4th runner-up
  • Miss World Talent 2009 Winner
  • Miss World Canada 2009 WINNER
  • Miss World Canada 2009 Talent Award
  • Miss World Canada 2009 Beauty With A Purpose Award
  • Miss World Canada 2009 Best in Evening Gown
  • Miss World Canada 2009 Best in Interview
  • Miss World Canada 2009 Top Model Award
  • Miss World Canada 2008 4th Runner-Up
  • Miss World Canada 2008 Miss Photogenic
  • Miss World Canada 2008 Miss Entrepreneur for Beauty with a Purpose
  • Miss Chinese International Pageant 2005 Finalist
  • Miss Chinese Toronto 2004
  • Miss Chinese Toronto Pageant 2004 Miss Friendship
  • Canadian Fashion Designer Awards - Best Female Model Award


Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Leah Ryerse
Miss World Canada
Succeeded by
Denise Garrido