Miss World Korea

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Miss World Korea
미스 월드 코리아
Formation 2011
Type Beauty Pageant
Location  South Korea
Membership Miss World
Official languages Korean
President Park Jeong-ah
Website Official Website

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

The current titleholder is Kim Seong-min. She was 1st runner-up of Miss World Korea 2011.

History[edit]

In 1959, Hankook Ilbo sent first Miss World contestant who is represent Korea. Miss Korea of 1st runner-up "Seon"(선) or 2nd runner-up "Mi"(미) was represent Korea in Miss World. 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.[1] Until 2010, Miss Korea would also select the representative to Miss World. The woman chosen in this new competition will represent Korea at Miss World 2011.

Titleholders[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 Korea represents her country at Miss Universe. 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
United Kingdom 2011 Do Kyung-min[2] Top 7
China 2012 Kim Seong-min
Indonesia 2013 Park Min-ji

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://news.mk.co.kr/newsRead.php?rss=Y&sc=30100010&year=2011&no=328170
  2. ^ http://www.kyeongin.com/news/articleView.html?idxno=615531

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Miss Korea
(HanKook Daily News)
1959-2010
Korea of Miss World franchise holder Succeeded by
Miss World Korea
2011-