Marine Lorphelin

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Marine Lorphelin
Marine Lorphelin Cannes 2013 2.jpg
Born (1993-03-16) 16 March 1993 (age 24)
Mâcon, Saône-et-Loire, France
Education Lamartine High School (Mâcon, Saône-et-Loire, France)
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 14 in)[1]
Title Miss Saône-et-Loire 2012
Miss Bourgogne 2012
Miss France 2013
Miss World 2013
(1st Runner-up)
Miss World Europe 2013
Beauty pageant titleholder
Hair colour Brown
Eye colour Green

Marine Lorphelin (born 16 March 1993) is a French model and beauty queen who was crowned Miss France 2013 on 8 December 2012, representing the region of Burgundy and then represented France at Miss World 2013 and placed 1st runner up.

Early life[edit]

Marine is a 4th year medical student in Lyon. She wishes to become a pediatrician or obstetrician. Her hobbies are painting, art and fashion. She attended the College Breart, and the Lycee Lamartine in Macon, named after the famous French poet and politician hailing from Macon, Alphonse Lamartine. She graduated in 2011 from that establishment with a Baccalaureate in the Scientific series with an overall Very Good grade and was admitted to the Universite Claude Bernard, Lyon 1's school of medicine.

Miss France[edit]

Miss Bourgogne 2012 title winner, Marine Lorphelin was crowned Miss France 2013 by the winner of the previous year Delphine Wespiser (Miss France 2012) at the grand finale of the 66th edition of Miss France beauty pageant at the Zenith in Limoges on Grand coronation night of Saturday 8 December 2012.

As Miss France, Marine Lorphelin has promoted two causes: children's health and the donation of organs. She has signed documents expressing her wish for her organs to be donated post-mortem to those in need, has run in the 2013 Paris Marathon, and has performed numerous dangerous tasks in the Fort Boyard programme to raise 18,000 euros for Mecenat Chirurgie Cardiaque, a French charity that raises money for the heart transplants of children suffering from heart disease. To achieve this, she had to perform tasks as difficult as a bungee jump, riding a bicycle underwater, and diving in ice-cold water to uncover clues about the prize. She participated in the programme for the second time in June 2014.[2]

Marine Lorphelin has also participated twice in the Mot de Passe tournament (the French version of the Million Dollar Password) and once in the Qui veut gagner des millions? programme, winning 48,000 euros in the latter to combat AIDS.

Miss World[edit]

Marine Lorphelin was the First (1st) Runner up at Miss World 2013, a beauty pageant that was held in Indonesia, out of 131 contestants. As the highest-scored European candidate, she also won the title of Miss World Europe.[3]

Before the final, she was selected as the 1st runner up of Miss Beach Beauty Fashion, 2nd runner up in the Miss Top Model competition, finished in the 6th place for Miss Beauty with a Purpose, and the win Best World Dress Designer (Spectacular Evening Wear).


  1. ^ "Tout savoir sur Marine Lorphelin, Miss France" (in French). Paris Match. 9 December 2012. Retrieved 9 December 2012. 
  2. ^ [
  3. ^ "Megan Young is Miss World 2013". ABS-CBN News. 28 September 2013. 

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Wales Sophie Moulds
Miss World Europe and Miss World 1st Runner-up
Succeeded by
Hungary Edina Kulcsár
Preceded by
Delphine Wespiser
Miss France
Succeeded by
Flora Coquerel
Preceded by
Elodie Paillardin
Miss Bourgogne
Succeeded by
Marie Reintz