The Phlippines' bet is now the crowned winner, Megan Young is the first Filipina to win Miss World. The 23-year old host/actress emerged as the top winner among the 129 hopefuls from all over the world.
Miss Philippines Megan Young stunned the world as she displays grace, intelligence and elagance all thoughout the competition. She never run out of impressing the judges which makes her the top early favorites.
The 2013 Miss World is packed with controversies and tonight's winning made history after the pageant hailed the first Filipina in the Miss World throne. Megan Young has finally break the curse that no Filipina hopeful will ever get to win the title.
The curse can be traced back in 1977, when Philippines' representative Peachy Veneracion made a curse after she was forced to withdraw. And since, no Filipinas has never been successful in winning the Miss World crown despite the Philippines doing great in Miss Universe.
So here are the list of Filipina hopefuls who competed in Miss World pageant.
Queenierich Rehman (2012)
A Pakistani-Filipino beauty, Rehman represented the Philippines in Miss World 2012 in Ordos, China. The beauty queen is also know as the "beatboxing beauty queen," when she drew a worldwide attention for her beatboxing talent. Out of 115 candidates she made it to the top 15.
Gwendoline Ruais (2011)
Gwendoline is half Filipino and half-French beauty queen, who win the hearts of the judges with her sweet personality and wit. She almost made it to the top but lost the crown to Miss China Wenxia Yu in Miss world pageant in 2011. According to Miss World chairman Julia Morley, there was only a small difference between the scores where she end up to be crowned as first princess (first runner-up).
Carlene Aguilar (2005)
Philippines' representative to the Miss Earth pageant in 2001, Carlene Aguilar is a pageant vateran. She joined Miss World 2005 where she ended up as a semi-finalist.
Karla Bautista (2004)
Karla was in the Top 5 in the 2004 Miss World pageant. She was crowned as Asia &Oceania's Queen of Beauty and was one of the finalist in the 2004 Binibining Pilipinas Universe Pageant.
Maria Rafaela Yunon (2003)
Maria Rafaela made it to the Top 5 of the 2003 Miss World pageant.
Katherine Anne Manalo (2002)
She was a Top 10 finalist in the Miss World pageant in 2002.
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