New Miss World 2014 "Rolene Strauss Of South Africa"

A New Miss World 2014 has been crowned on Sunday which was held at the Excel London ICC Auditorium in London on December 14, 2014, Monday morning here at Manila, Philippines.

 Rolene Strauss From South Africa is the new Miss World 2014.

Rolene, is a 22 year’s old medical student in her native country and enjoys playing the sports golf, netball and cycling, and reading inspirational and educational books.

And also she is the first Miss South Africa to take this prestigious title since Anneline Kriel's reign in 1974.

When she asked what she felt she wanted to be Miss World, Rolene said: "I am proud to be being South African, I have the firsthand experience of the unity, respect, forgiveness exists those all the aspirations of the Miss World organization.

so it would be amazing to me to represent the organization that is a beacon of hope all over the world."

Afterwards she said "South Africa this is for you," I think I will brace myself for what's about to happen. It's a huge responsibility.

Miss World 2014 was handed her crown by the reigning Miss World 2013, Megan Young of the Philippines, and cheered on by second and third runners-up, Miss Hungary Edina Kulcsár and Miss United States Elizabeth Safrit.

"I hope Miss South Africa enjoys her year as much as I did," said Young, meanwhile. Young became the first bet from the Philippines to win the Miss World tiara last year.

Miss Hungary Edina Kulcsar was runner-up, while the United States' Elizabeth Safrit was third runner up.

The Miss World 2014 pageant which also featured many subsidiary competitions and titles, which were played out in the days leading up to the grand final round.
These contests and their winners:

2014 Miss World Top Model is – Miss Bosnia & Herzegovina Isidora Borovčanin
2014 Miss World Sportswoman is – Miss Finland Krista Haapalainen
2014 Miss World Beach Fashion is – Miss Sweden Olivia Asplund
2014 Miss World Multimedia is – Miss United States Elizabeth Safrit
2014 Miss World Talent is – Miss Malaysia Dewi Liana Seriestha
2014 Miss World People's Choice Award is – Miss Thailand Maeya Nonthawan Thongleng

For the first time, 5 contestants were announced as the Miss World 2014 Beauty With a Purpose winners: Miss India, Miss Kenya, Miss Brazil, Miss Indonesia and Miss Guyana.

Philippines candidate Valerie Weigmann failed to make it to the semifinals of the competition, ending her dream of winning back-to-back crowns for the country.
sources: GMA, ibtimes