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Megan Young Takes Miss World Crown For Philippines

posted 28 Sept 2013, 14:35 by Mpelembe   [ updated 28 Sept 2013, 14:36 ]

Megan Young from the Philippines is crowned Miss World 2013 at this year's final, outpacing 126 other contestants from around the world.

BALIINDONESIA (SEPTEMBER 28, 2013) (MISS WORLD) -  Actress turned beauty queen Megan Young was crowned Miss World 2013 on Saturday (September 28).

She beat off competition from 126 candidates from all over the world to take the crown for the Philippines.

Held at the Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center in BaliIndonesia, the crown was handed to Young by 2012 Miss World title holder, Wenxia Yu of China.

Young was born in the United States before moving to the Philippines aged 10.

She is currently studying digital film making and has been appearing on screen since the age of 15, starring in films and TV shows and working as a presenter.

Miss France was the runner-up and Miss Ghana took third place in the beauty contest.

More information about the contest can be found at