Miss World 2012 Winner: The winner of Miss World 2012 was China’s Wen Xia Yu, 23. In second place was Miss Wales Sophie Moulds, 19, followed by Miss Australia, Kahawaty Jessica, 23, in third place. The Brazilian Mariana Notarangelo was among the seven finalists. The 62nd edition of the Miss World happened in the city of Ordos, China, on Saturday (18).

Miss World 2012 China Wen Xia Yu
Miss World 2012 Winner China’s Wen Xia Yu

Besides them, other members of the Top 7 were the representatives of Jamaica, Deanna Robins, 21; South Sudan, Atong Demach, 23, and India, Vanya Mishra, 20. The Miss World 2011, Ivian Sarcos from Venezuela, made his final parade and crowned Chinese.

“If I’m the new Miss World, I’ll do everything to use my beauty to help humanitarian causes. As a child, I always dreamed to help save lives,” said the Brazilian Mariana jurors in his turn to speak because she would being elected the new Miss World. It was presented on stage as a medical student whose hobbies are “swimming” and “sing”.

The Miss World is based on a points system to determine its winner. The misses with higher scores were classified for the semifinals. Each country began with a score of zero and the table was being updated as the release of the first results show.

As announced in the Top 15, Mariana was in 9th place in the table with 252 points. She dropped in 5th place with 162 points, but fell after the release of the first results.

This year’s contest repeated the format last year: from 116 competitors, only 30 advanced to the next stage. Of these, 15 went to the semifinal and only seven were named as finalists.

The last evidence presented before the final was “Beauty with a Purpose.” The winner was Miss India, who has worked with a school in Mumbai.

Before that, Miss China was announced as the winner of the challenge of talent. Other results were evidence of Top Model (won the Miss South Sudan), swimwear (Wales) and multimedia miss (India).

Our Miss also appeared: “I want to get away, do different things and helping people,” said Mariana stretch in your interview.

The lovely Mariana Notarangelo, medical student Duque de Caxias (RJ), had the task of trying to break the long fast in Brazil, which has lasted decades! Brazil won the contest only once: in 1971, when Lucia Petterle, elected by Guanabara, won the contest held in London.

In an exclusive interview with UOL yesterday (17), Mariana, who is a fan of President Rousseff said during her stint in China did not like the local cuisine and was very friendly representative of Angola in the contest.

About the secret of her success, she bet on “Ziriguidum.” “Oh, I think that is the Brazilian way, our Ziriguidum! Wherever we go, people seem to have a special affection just by being in Brazil, and that’s pretty cool.”

Three of the misses were minors: the Argentine Josephine Herrero, the Austrian Amina Dagi and Honduran Jennifer Valle. On the other hand, were the most experienced Kazakh Evgeniya Klishina; Thomsen, a Danish Iris Winnie Sin, Macau.

And 25 cm apart to miss the lower of the highest: Karisa Sukamto, Singapore has 1.60 meters, 1.85 meters against the beautiful Turkish representative, who goes by the almost unpronounceable name Açalya Samyeli Danoglu.