Miss World 2014

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Miss World 2014
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Miss World 2014
Date December 14, 2014
Presenters Tim Vincent, Megan Young, Frankie Cena, Steve Douglas
Entertainment Sky Blu, The Vamps
Venue ExCeL London, London, UK United Kingdom
Broadcaster E! (United States), London Live (United Kingdom)
Entrants 121
Placements 25
Debuts Chad, São Tomé & Príncipe
Withdraws Angola, Botswana, Bulgaria, Chile, Chinese Taipei, Dominica, Guinea-Bissau, Kazakhstan, Macedonia, St. Kitts & Nevis, Samoa, Uzbekistan, Zambia
Returns Egypt, Israel, Luxembourg, Myanmar, Uruguay, Zimbabwe
Winner Rolene Strauss
 South Africa

Miss World 2014, the 64th edition of the Miss World pageant, was held on December 14, 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.[1] 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.[2]

For the first time, the event was streamed to mobile devices, tablets and game consoles via the official Miss World app and YouTube.

Results

Final Result Contestant
Miss World 2014
1st Runner Up
2nd Runner Up
3rd Runner-Up
4th Runner-Up
Top 11
Top 25

§ 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.

Continental Queens of Beauty

Continent Contestant
Africa
Americas
Asia
Caribbean
Europe
Oceania

Order of announcements

Challenge events

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 UK's leading indoor sports arena on November 26. The 5 sports events were long jump, 60 metre sprint, dreaded bleep test, tug of war and 4 × 200m relays.

Final Results Contestant
1st Winner
2nd 1st Runner Up
3rd 2nd Runner Up
3rd Runner Up
4th Runner Up
  •  Wales – Alice Ford
Top 32 Blue Team:

Green Team:

Red Team:

Yellow Team:

Sports Events Winners (Group/Contestant)
Long Jump
60 Metre Sprints
Dreaded Bleep Test
Tug of War Red Team:
4 X 200m Relays Yellow Team:

Talent

Final Result Contestant
Winner
1st Runner Up
Top 5

Top Model

Final Result[4] Contestant
Winner
Top 5
Top 20

Beach Fashion

Final Result Contestant
Winner
Top 5

Multimedia Award

Final Result Contestant
Winner
Top 5

Interview Scores

Final Result Contestant
Winner
1st Runner Up
Top 6
Top 10
Top 14
Top 19
20th Place
  •  Aruba - Joitza Henriquez

Beauty With a Purpose

Final Result[6] Contestant
Winner
Top 10

The People's Choice

Final Results Contestant
Winner
Top 10
Top 25

Charity Gala

Group Contestant
1
2
3
4
5
6
7

Special Award

World Fashion Designer Dress

Final Results [7] Contestant
1st Winner
2nd 1st Runner Up
3rd 2nd Runner Up

Judges

Background music and performances

Contestants

121 delegates were confirmed:[9]

Country/Territory Contestant Age Hometown
Albania Albania Xhensila Pere 25 Pogradec
Argentina Argentina Yoana Don 23 Santiago del Estero
Aruba Aruba Joitza Henriquez 21 Oranjestad
Australia Australia Courtney Thorpe 23 Queensland
Austria Austria Julia Furdea 20 Asten
The Bahamas Bahamas Rosetta Cartwright 19 Nassau
Barbados Barbados Zoé Trotman 22 Bridgetown
Belarus Belarus Viktoria Mihanovich 21 Smarhon
Belgium Belgium Anissa Blondin 22 Brussels
Belize Belize Raquel Badillo 21 Belize City
Bermuda Bermuda Lillian Lightbourn 24 Hamilton
Bolivia Bolivia Andrea Forfori 25 Santa Cruz
Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia & Herzegovina Isidora Borovčanin 19 Pale
Brazil Brazil Julia Gama 21 Porto Alegre
British Virgin Islands British Virgin Islands Rosanna Chichester 25 Road Town
Cameroon Cameroon Larissa Ngangoum 24 Yaounde
Canada Canada Annora Bourgeault 21 Regina
Chad Chad Sakadi Djivra 21 Abéché
China China PR Du Yang 22 Beijing
Colombia Colombia Leandra García 21 Cali
Costa Rica Costa Rica Natasha Sibaja 23 San José
Ivory Coast Côte d'Ivoire Yéo Jennifer 18 Aboisso
Croatia Croatia Antonija Gogić 19 Zagreb
Curaçao Curaçao Gayle Sulvaran 19 Willemstad
Cyprus Cyprus Ioánna Filíppou 19 Nicosia
Czech Republic Czech Republic Tereza Skoumalová 24 Ostrava
Denmark Denmark Pernille Sørensen 23 Aalborg
Dominican Republic Dominican Republic Dhío Moreno 24 Santo Domingo
Ecuador Ecuador Virginia Limongi 20 Portoviejo
Egypt Egypt Amina Ashraf 19 Giza
El Salvador El Salvador Larissa Vega 21 Santa Ana
England England Carina Tyrrell 24 Cambridge
 Equatorial Guinea Agnes Cheba 19 Luba
Ethiopia Ethiopia Yirgalem Hadish 23 Addis Ababa
Fiji Fiji Charlene Tafuna'i 20 Nadi
Finland Finland Krista Haapalainen 24 Helsinki
France France Flora Coquerel 20 Morancez
Gabon Gabon Jessie Lekery 24 Moyen-Ogooué
Georgia (country) Georgia Ana Zubashvili 21 Tbilisi
Germany Germany Egzonita Ala 18 Stuttgart
Ghana Ghana Nadia Ntanu 23 Accra
Gibraltar Gibraltar Shyanne Azzopardi 23 Gibraltar
Greece Greece Eleni Kokkinou 20 Athens
 Guadeloupe Wendy Metony 20 Le Gosier
Guam Guam Chanel Cruz Jarrett 20 Agana Heights
Guatemala Guatemala Keyla Bermudez 22 Guatemala City
 Guinea Halimatou Diallo 20 Conakry
Guyana Guyana Rafieya Husain 21 Anna Regina
Haiti Haiti Carolyn Desert 25 Port-au-Prince
Honduras Honduras María José Alvarado 19 Santa Barbara
Hong Kong Hong Kong Erin Wong 23 Kowloon
Hungary Hungary Edina Kulcsár 24 Budapest
Iceland Iceland Tanja Ýr Ástþórsdóttir 22 Hafnarfjörður
India India Koyal Rana 21 New Delhi
Indonesia Indonesia Maria Sastrayu 22 Mamuju
Republic of Ireland Ireland Jessica Hayes 20 Cork
Israel Israel Mor Maman 20 Beersheba
Italy Italy Silvia Cataldi 24 Sannicola
Jamaica Jamaica Laurie-Ann Chin 21 Montego Bay
Japan Japan Hikaru Kawai 19 Sendai
Kenya Kenya Idah Nguma 22 Machakos
South Korea Korea Hwa-Young Song 23 Suwon
Kosovo Kosovo Vita Rexhepi 20 Priština
Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan Aikol Alikzhanova 24 Jalal-Abad
Latvia Latvia Liliana Garkalne 19 Riga
Lebanon Lebanon Saly Greige 24 Beirut
Lesotho Lesotho Nthole Matela 21 Mapoteng
Lithuania Lithuania Agnė Kavaliauskaitė 21 Vilnius
Luxembourg Luxembourg Frédérique Wolff 19 Luxembourg City
Malaysia Malaysia Dewi Liana Seriestha 25 Sarawak
Malta Malta Joanna Galea 24 Valletta
 Martinique Anaïs Delwaulle 20 Fort-de-France
Mauritius Mauritius Sheetal Khadun 25 Port Louis
Mexico Mexico Daniela Álvarez 21 Cuernavaca
Moldova Moldova Alexandra Caruntu 18 Ungheni
Mongolia Mongolia Battsetseg Turbat 23 Ulan Bator
Montenegro Montenegro Nataša Novaković 18 Podgorica
Burma Myanmar Wyne Lay 19 Naypyidaw
Namibia Namibia Brumhilda Ochs 22 Windhoek
Nepal Nepal Subin Limbu 23 Dharan
Netherlands Netherlands Tatjana Maul 25 The Hague
New Zealand New Zealand Arielle Garciano 22 Lyttelton
Nicaragua Nicaragua Yumara López 20 Rivas
 Nigeria Iheoma Nnadi 19 Akwa Ibom State
Northern Ireland Northern Ireland Rebekah Shirley 19 Belfast
Norway Norway Monica Pedersen 25 Moelv
Panama Panama Nicole Pinto 21 Panama City
Paraguay Paraguay Myriam Arévalos 21 Asunción
Peru Peru Sofia Rivera 24 Oxapampa
Philippines Philippines Valerie Weigmann 25 Albay
Poland Poland Ada Sztajerowska 22 Piotrków Trybunalski
Portugal Portugal Zita Oliveira 24 Lisbon
Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Genesis Davila 22 Arroyo
Romania Romania Bianca Fanu 25 Timisoara
Russia Russia Anastasia Kostenko 20 Salsk
 São Tomé & Príncipe Djeissica Barbosa 19 São Tomé
Scotland Scotland Ellie McKeating 19 Milngavie
Serbia Serbia Milica Vuklis 21 Belgrade
 Seychelles Camilla Estico 23 Victoria
Singapore Singapore Dalreena Poonam Gill 20 Bedok
Slovakia Slovakia Laura Longauerová 18 Detva
Slovenia Slovenia Julija Bizjak 20 Lesce
South Africa South Africa Rolene Strauss 22 Volksrust
South Sudan South Sudan Awien Kuanyin-Agoth 19 Gogrial
Spain Spain Lourdes Rodríguez 20 Daimiel
Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Chulakshi Ranathunga 25 Colombo
Sweden Sweden Olivia Asplund 18 Stockholm
Switzerland Switzerland Dijana Cvijetic 20 Gossau
Tanzania Tanzania Happiness Watimanya 20 Dodoma
Thailand Thailand Nonthawan Thongleng 20 Surat Thani
Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad & Tobago Sarah Jane Waddell 24 Carenage
Tunisia Tunisia Wahiba Arres 20 Menzel Bourguiba
Turkey Turkey Amine Gülşe 21 Izmir
 Uganda Leah Kalanguka 21 Iganga
Ukraine Ukraine Andriana Khasanshin 19 Lviv
United States United States Elizabeth Safrit 22 Kannapolis
Uruguay Uruguay Romina Fernández 20 Montevideo
United States Virgin Islands US Virgin Islands Aniska Tonge 20 St. Thomas
Venezuela Venezuela Debora Menicucci 23 Caracas
Vietnam Vietnam Nguyễn Thị Loan 23 Thái Bình
Wales Wales Alice Ford 21 Cardiff
Zimbabwe Zimbabwe Tendai Humda 23 Chitungwiza

Debuts

Returns

Last competed in 1960:

Last competed in 2010:

Last competed in 2011:

Last competed in 2012:

Withdrawals

Replacements

  •  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.[10]
  •   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.[11]
  •  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.

Designations

  •  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.

Trivia

Crossovers

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.[12] 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.[13][14][15]

International broadcasters

References

  1. ^ "Miss World 2014 Winner Is Miss South Africa, Rolene Strauss—See Photos and Find Out Who Else Make the Top 10!". E! NKojoMensah. Retrieved 14 December 2014. 
  2. ^ "Is this the globe's most eligible woman? Miss World 2014 goes to bilingual medical student from South Africa who wants to prove she's beauty AND brains". Daily Mail. 15 December 2014. Retrieved 16 December 2014. 
  3. ^ "Krista Haapalainen from Finland wins Sports and Talent". Angelopedia.com. 14 December 2014. 
  4. ^ "Top Model Top 20 Announced". Missworld.com. 2014-11-28. Retrieved 2014-11-28. 
  5. ^ "Miss World 2014- Multimedia challenge winner is Elizabeth Safrit". Angelopedia.com. 14 December 2014. 
  6. ^ "Beauty with a Purpose Top 10 Announced". Missworld.com. 2014-11-28. Retrieved 2014-11-28. 
  7. ^ "Top Model Top 20 Announced". Missworld.com. 2014-11-28. Retrieved 2014-11-28. 
  8. ^ "Miss World 2014 - World Fashion Designer Award goes to India". Angelopedia.com. 30 November 2014. 
  9. ^ "Contestants". Retrieved 7 December 2014. 
  10. ^ "Global Beauties - Miss World Portugal is replaced". Global Beauties. Retrieved 7 December 2014. 
  11. ^ "1st Runner-up awarded as Miss World Switzerland 2014". Retrieved September 13, 2014. 
  12. ^ "Maria Jose Alvarado Miss World Honduras 2014 found murdered". Angelopedia.com. 19 November 2014. 
  13. ^ "Missing Miss Honduras: Police Find Bodies". Sky News. Retrieved 19 November 2014. 
  14. ^ Helling, Steve (19 November 2014). "Miss World Contestants Mourn the Death of Miss Honduras, María José Alvarado". People. Retrieved 22 November 2014. 
  15. ^ Cena, Frankie (23 November 2014). "Day 4 - Service of Unity". Miss World website. Retrieved 14 December 2014. 

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