Miss World Korea

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Miss World Korea
미스 월드 코리아
Formation 1959
Type Beauty Pageant
Headquarters Seoul
Location
Membership
Miss World
Official language
Korean
President
Park Jeong-ah
Website missworldkorea.com

Miss World Korea (Korean: 미스 월드 코리아) is an annual national beauty pageant responsible for selecting South Korea's representative to the Miss World pageant.

The current titleholder is Wang Hyun, Miss World Korea 2016.[1]

History[edit]

In 1959, Hankook Ilbo sent first Miss World contestant who is represent Korea. On March 16, 2011, the president of Miss World Organization Julia Morley announced the newly launched Miss World Korea pageant. The president of Miss World Korea is Park Jeong-ah. Until 2010, Miss Korea would also select the representative to Miss World.[2]

Titleholders[edit]

Year Winner 1st runners-up 2nd runners-up 3rd runners-up Ref.
2011 Do Kyung-min Kim Sung-min Park Min-ji Youn Ae-young Kim Hye-won Park Hye-yoon Yoo Ji-hui [3]
2014 Song Hwa-young Kim Min-ji Jung Eun-ju, Jeong Mi-na Tak Hui-jeong, Hong U-ri, Kim Su-min [4]
2015 Wang Hyun Kim Jenny Baek Ye-rim, Lee Do-won Lee Elena, Ko Min-jeong, Ahn Jeong-yoon [5]

Representatives at Miss World[edit]

Miss World Korea 2011
Do Kyung-min.
Color key
  •      Declared as Winner
  •      Ended as runner-up
  •      Ended as one of the finalists or semifinalists

The winner of Miss World Korea represents her country at Miss World. On occasion, when the winner does not qualify (due to age) for either contest, a runner-up is sent. Miss World Korea Organization sent Miss World Korea winner to Miss World in 2011.

Year Miss World Korea Placement Special awards
1959–2010 Miss Korea#Miss World Korea
United Kingdom 2011 Do Kyung-min[6] Top 7 Finalist Top 20 at Miss World Beach Beauty
Top 10 at Miss World Top Model
China 2012 Kim Sung-min Unplaced
Indonesia 2013 Park Min-ji Unplaced
United Kingdom 2014 Song Hwa-young Unplaced
China 2015 Jung Eun-ju Unplaced
South Korea 2016 Wang Hyun TBA

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Former Miss Korea USA wins Miss World Korea 2015". The Korea Times (Los Angeles). 1 December 2015. Retrieved 2 December 2015. 
  2. ^ "미스코리아-미스월드코리아, 법적분쟁 휘말려". Yonhap (in Korean) (Seoul). 1 August 2012. Retrieved 2 December 2015. 
  3. ^ "Miss World Korea 2011 대회결과". missworldkorea.com (in Korean). Miss World and Mr. World Korea. 2 September 2011. Retrieved 2 December 2015. 
  4. ^ "2014 미스&미스터월드 코리아 수상자". missworldkorea.com (in Korean). Miss World and Mr. World Korea. 14 October 2014. Retrieved 2 December 2015. 
  5. ^ "2015년 미스월드코리아 수상자". missworldkorea.com (in Korean). Miss World and Mr. World Korea. 24 November 2015. Retrieved 2 December 2015. 
  6. ^ "'미스월드코리아' 도경민 "2011 미스월드 입상 노린다"". Kyeongin Ilbo (in Korean) (Suwon). 6 November 2011. Retrieved 23 September 2015. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Miss Korea
Hankook Ilbo
1959–2010
Miss World Korea
Miss World franchise holder of Korea

2011–present
Succeeded by
Incumbent