December 13, 2008

Ksenia Sukhinova (Photos) Crowned Miss World (Video) In Johannesburg

Ksenia Sukhinova from Russia has been crowned Miss World in a glittering, star-studded ceremony at the Sandton Convention Center, Johannesburg, the City of Gold.

Miss World is the original and most popular beauty pageant in this world, which was launched in 1951.

Zi Lin Zhang (Zhang Zilin) was last years winner.

The BBC televised Miss World from 1959 to 1979. Thames Television picked up the contract from 1980 to 1988.

The TV spectacular was hosted by top Chinese TV presenter Angela Chow, presenting Miss World for the sixth year in succession, alongside co-host South African celebrity, Tumisho Masha, making his Miss World Final debut.

The final five Miss World Finalists were:

Parvathy Omanakuttan, India

Gabrielle Walcott, Trinidad and Tobago

Brigite Santos, Angola

Ksenia Sukhinova, Russia

Tansey Coetzee, South Africa

Source: The Post Chronicle

No comments: