Miss Philippines Megan Young Crowned Miss World 2013

Miss Philippines Megan Young is Miss World 2013.

Megan Young, 23, from the Philippines bested 126 other contestant during the Miss World 2013 grand coronation night held at the Nusa Dua Convention Center in Bali, Indonesia on Saturday, September 28, 2013.

During the Q&A portion, the candidates were given 30 seconds to tell the judges why they deserve the crown.

Young answered: “I treasure a core value of humanity and that guides people why they act the way they do. I will use this to show other people how they can understand each other. … as one, we can help society.”

Aside from winning the coveted Miss World title, Young also won the Top Model award. She placed 5th in Beach Fashion category and 4th in Multimedia awards.

Other winners are Miss France Marine Lorphelin in second place and Miss Ghana Naa Shooter in third place.

Miss World 2014 pageant will be held on December 14 in London, England. Philippines’ Megan Young will crown her successor at the end of the event.

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