Miss World 2014
|Miss World 2014|
|Date||14 December 2014|
|Presenters||Tim Vincent, Megan Young, Frankie Cena, Steve Douglas|
|Entertainment||Sky Blu, The Vamps|
|Venue||ExCeL London, London, UK|
|Broadcaster||E! (United States), London Live (United Kingdom)|
|Debuts||Chad, São Tomé & Príncipe|
|Withdraws||Angola, Botswana, Bulgaria, Chile, Chinese Taipei, Dominica, Guinea-Bissau, Kazakhstan, Macedonia FYRO, St. Kitts & Nevis, Samoa, Uzbekistan, Zambia|
|Returns||Egypt, Israel, Luxembourg, Myanmar, Uruguay, Zimbabwe|
Miss World 2014, the 64th edition of the Miss World pageant, was held on 14 December 2014 at ExCeL London in London, UK. Megan Young of the Philippines crowned her successor Rolene Strauss of South Africa at the end of the event. 121 contestants competed for the crown. This is the second time that South Africa has won the title outright and the third time they have held the title.
For the first time, the event was streamed to mobile devices, tablets and game consoles via the official Miss World app and YouTube.
- 1 Results
- 2 Challenge Events
- 3 Interview Scores
- 4 The People's Choice
- 5 Special Award
- 6 Judges
- 7 Background music and performances
- 8 Contestants
- 9 Miss Honduras 2014
- 10 International broadcasters
- 11 References
- 12 External links
|Miss World 2014|
|1st Runner Up|
|2nd Runner Up|
§ People's Choice Winner
Note: After the announcement of the Top 10, the People's Choice winner was revealed. If the winner of public vote had not already been selected as one of the 10 semi-finalists, she would be added as an 11th semi-finalist. The people's choice winner was Thailand, who had not been selected as one of the judges Top 25.
- First Runner-up
- Second Runner-up
- Top 5
Continental Queens of Beauty
Order of announcements
Sports & Fitness
Miss World Sports & Fitness 2014 qualifiers were announced on November 25 after a tryout on November 25. There were 32 contestants who were selected as semifinalists, with 8 for each group, and went through the Sports finals held at the Lee Valley Athletic Centre on November 26. The 5 sports events were long jump, 60 metre sprint, dreaded bleep test, tug of war and 4 × 200m relays.
|1st Runner Up||
|2nd Runner Up||
|3rd Runner Up||
|4th Runner Up||
|Top 32||Blue Team:
|Sports Events||Winners (Group/Contestant)|
|60 Metre Sprints||
|Dreaded Bleep Test||
|Tug of War||Red Team：|
|4 X 200m Relays||Yellow Team：|
The 5 finalists of Miss World Talent 2014 were announced on December 11. The winner was decided after a sing-off between the Top 2 finalists at the Final.
|1st Runner Up||
Miss World Top Model 2014 was held on November 28 at the Fashion Retail Academy alongside the World Dress Designer and Beach Fashion. There were 20 contestants who were selected as semifinalists, and later 5 contestants who were announced as the finalists on December 11.
Miss World Beach Fashion 2014 was held on November 28 at the Fashion Retail Academy alongside the World Dress Designer and Top Model. There were 5 contestants who were announced as the finalists on December 11.
The 5 finalists of Miss World Multimedia 2014 were announced on December 11.
Beauty With a Purpose
The 10 finalists of Miss World Beauty with a Purpose 2014 were announced during Miss World 2014 Charity Gala Dinner at Grosvenor Hotel on November 30. Top 23 of Miss World Beauty with a Purpose 2014 just were announced before judge.
|1st Runner Up||
The People's Choice
World Fashion Designer Dress
Miss World Fashion Designer Dress 2014 was held on November 28 at the Fashion Retail Academy alongside the Top Model and Beach Fashion.
|Final Results ||Contestant|
|1st Runner Up||
|2nd Runner Up||
- Julia Morley - Chairman of Miss World Organization
- Rudy Salles - Member of the National Assembly of France
- Jody Reynolds - A past president of Variety International
- Marsha-Rae Ratcliff - Variety International Board Member
- Tony Hatch - UK’s most celebrated musical acts and films
- Agbani Darego - Miss World 2001 from Nigeria
- Azra Akin - Miss World 2002 from Turkey
- Zhang Zilin - Miss World 2007 from China PR
- Kaiane Aldorino - Miss World 2009 from Gibraltar
Background music and performances
121 delegates were confirmed:
Last competed in 1960:
Last competed in 2010:
Last competed in 2011:
Last competed in 2012:
- Chinese Taipei
- Macedonia FYRO
- St. Kitts & Nevis
- Belgium: Anissa Blondin replaced "Miss Belgium 2014", Laurence Langen, for undisclosed reasons. Anissa Blondin was the 1st Runner-up at the Miss Belgium 2014 pageant.
- Gabon: Jessie Lekery replaced "Miss World Gabon 2014", Pulchérie Nzoughe, after Pulchérie Nzoughe resigned for unknown reason. Jessie was Miss Gabon 2013 contestant.
- Ghana: Nadia Ntanu replaced Miss Ghana 2013, Guiseppine Baafi, after Guiseppine was dethroned from her title by the Miss Ghana organization. Nadia was the 2nd Runner-up at the Miss Ghana 2012 pageant.
- Hong Kong: When the new Miss Hong Kong was crowned, Miss Hong Kong 2013, Grace Chan, was replaced by the Miss Hong Kong 2014 1st runner-up Erin Wong .
- Nicaragua: Yumara Lopez replaced "Miss Mundo Nicaragua 2014", Maria Esther Cortes, after Maria stepped down due to personal reasons. Yumara was the 1st runner-up at the Miss Mundo Nicaragua 2014 pageant.
- Panama: Nicole Pinto replaced "Miss Mundo Panamá 2014", Raiza Erlenbaugh, after Raiza was dethroned for not fulfilled her duties. Nicole was the 1st Runner-up at Miss Mundo Panamá 2014 pageant and was later crowned Miss América Latina del Mundo 2014. Nicole resigned her title as Miss América Latina del Mundo 2014 to participate in Miss World 2014.
- Portugal: Zita Margarida Reis Oliveira replaced "Miss World Portugal 2014", Catarina Sikiniotis, after Catarina chose not to sign a contract with her country's national organization thereby forfeiting the right to participate in the Miss World 2014 pageant. Zita was crowned Miss República Portuguesa in September 2014 and was supposed to participate in the Miss World 2015 pageant, but Zita has now agreed to participate in the Miss World 2014 pageant.
- Switzerland: Dijana Cvijetic replaced the original winner of the Miss World Switzerland 2014 pageant, Aline Morger, after Aline stepped down for unknown reasons. Dijana was the 1st Runner-up at the Miss World Switzerland 2014 pageant.
- Zimbabwe:Thabiso Phiri was the original winner of Miss Zimbabwe 2014 pageant However she resigned due to personal reasons hence Catherine Makaya was crowned the new winner after an impromptu second contest was held in which both the runner-ups refused to take part stating they were happy with their positions but days before leaving for London Catherine was dethroned for her being difficult to work with by the Miss Zimbabwe Trust. The original Miss Zimbabwe 2014 1st princess, Tendai Hunda replaced Makaya.
- Albania: Xhensila Pere was appointed "Miss World Albania 2014", by Vera Grabocka, president of Miss & Mister Albania, only days before the start of the competition after she decided not to send Afroviti Goge who was previously appointed to represent the country
- Belize: Raquel Badillo was appointed "Miss World Belize 2014", by Miss World Belize Ltd franchise holders for Miss World in Belize.
- Ethiopia: Yirgalem Hadish was appointed "Miss World Ethiopia 2014" after a casting call was organized by Gadol Wilson, national director for Miss World in Ethiopia.
- Greece: Eleni Kokkinou was appointed as "Miss World Greece 2014" after a casting call was organized by Vassilis Prevelakis, national director for Miss World in Greece.
- Guadeloupe: Wendy Métony was appointed "Miss Monde Guadeloupe 2014". She was crowned Miss Intercontinental Tourism 2014 in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic earlier in 2014.
- Norway: Monica Olivia Pedersen was appointed "Miss World Norway 2014" after a casting call was organized by Morten Sommerfeldt, national director for Miss World in Norway.
- Martinique: Anaïs Delwaulle was appointed "Miss Monde Martinique 2014" after no pageant was held. She was the 1st Runner-up at Martinique Queens 2013 pageant.
- Russia: Anastasia Kostenko was appointed as "Miss World Russia 2014" after Miss Russia Organization decided to send the original winner of Miss Russia 2014 Yulia Alipova only to Miss Universe 2014 so as to avoid scheduling conflicts. Kostenko was the 2nd Runner-up at the Miss Russia 2014 pageant.
- Uruguay: Romina Fernandez has been appointed as "Miss Mundo Uruguay 2014". She was the 1st Runner-up at Miss Universe Uruguay 2014 pageant.
- Vietnam: Nguyễn Thị Loan was appointed to represent Vietnam by Elite Model Vietnam, the franchise holder. She was among the Top 5 at the Miss Vietnam 2010 pageant and also 2nd Runner-up at Miss Vietnam Ethnic 2013 pageant.
- Miss Australia, Brazil, England, India, Indonesia and Philippines placed in four consecutive editions
- Miss Dominican Republic, Netherlands and United Sates placed in three consecutive editions
- Miss Ghana placed in two consecutive editions
- Miss China, Mexico, Kenya, South Sudan and Sweden last placed in 2012 edition
- Miss Hungary, Scotland, South Africa, Thailand and Trinidad & Tobago last placed in 2011 edition
- Miss Russia last placed in 2010 edition
- Miss Vietnam last placed in 2009 edition
- Miss Malaysia last placed in 2007 edition
- Miss Bolivia last placed in 2003 edition
- Miss Finland last placed in 1993 edition
- Miss Guyana last placed in 1971 edition
Contestants who previously competed or will compete at other beauty pageants:
Miss Honduras 2014
In April 2014, María José Alvarado was crowned Miss Honduras World, she was expected to represent Honduras and was scheduled to fly to London, England for the Miss World pageant. On November 19, 2014, Alvarado and her sister Sofía Trinidad were found murdered and then buried in the village of Cablotales. Miss Honduras pageant organizers decided not to replace Alvarado; therefore, the country has officially withdrawn from the contest this year. On November 23, 2014, Miss World Organisation Chairman Julia Morley gave a special memorial service in remembrance for her and her sister.
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- "Top Model Top 20 Announced". Missworld.com. 2014-11-28. Retrieved 2014-11-28.
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- Cena, Frankie (23 November 2014). "Day 4 - Service of Unity". Miss World website. Retrieved 14 December 2014.