Sunday, 29 September 2013

# Anna Banner # Bali

Miss Philippines crowned Miss World 2013, Miss Ghana came 3rd

 Megan Young representing Philippines has been crowned Miss World 2013 pageant held yesterday Saturday September 28th at Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center in Bali, Indonesia.. ‘I promise to be the best Miss World ever’, Young said as she beat 127 other contestants including Nigeria’s rep, MBGN 2013 winner Anna Banner to win the coveted title.

Miss France Marine Lorphelin was named runner-up, while Miss Ghana Carranzar Naa Okailey Shooter (pictured right) came third.

The venue of the pageant was changed following protests by Muslim hardliner groups, Islamic Defenders Front. The sect had asked the government to cancel the pageant because ‘it shows too much skin and goes against Islamic teachings’, AP reports

Four contestants are reported to have pulled out earlier due to illness, one of the local organizers Syafril Nasution says.

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