Miss World Talent

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Miss World Talent is a talent or fast track competition in the Miss World pageant, in which a number of contestants show their abilities in singing, dancing, poetry, etc. Introduced in Miss World 1978, the winner of the event automatically makes it into the semifinals starting 2003. The award returned at Miss World 2001.

Miss World Talent Winners[edit]

Year Winner Represented Placement at Miss World
1978 Louvette Monzon Hammond  Philippines
2001 Stephanie Chase  Barbados
2002 Rebekah Revels  United States Top 10 finalist
2003 Irina Onashvili  Georgia Top 20 semifinalist
2004 Shermain Jeremy  Antigua & Barbuda Top 15 semifinalist
2005 Kmisha Counts  US Virgin Islands Top 15 semifinalist
2006 Catherine Jean Milligan  Northern Ireland Top 17 semifinalist
2007 Irene Dwomoh  Ghana Top 16 semifinalist
2008 Natalie Griffith  Barbados Top 15 semifinalist
2009 Lena Ma  Canada 4th Runner-up
Mariatu Kargbo  Sierra Leone Top 16 semifinalist
2010 Emma Britt Waldron  Ireland 3rd Runner-up
2011 Gabriela Pulgar  Chile Top 20 quarterfinalist
2012 Yu Wenxia  China PR MISS WORLD 2012
2013 Vania Larissa  Indonesia Top 10 finalist
2014 Dewi Liana Seriestha[1]  Malaysia Top 25 quarterfinalist
2015 Lisa Punch[2]  Guyana Top 11 finalist


  1. ^ Ten, Marilyn (16 December 2015). "A First for Malaysia - Dewi is Miss Talent at Miss World Finals". Borneo Post Online. Retrieved 14 January 2016. 
  2. ^ "Miss Guyana World Wins Talent Contest". Miss World Guyana. 15 December 2015. Retrieved 14 January 2016.