Newly crowned Miss World, Megan Young of the Philippines, center, reacts after winning the Miss World contest, in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.
The 63rd edition of the beauty pageant was judged by prominent faces like British television executive producer and director Ken Warwick and chairman of Miss World organisation Julia Morley. Vineet Jain, managing director of India's media group Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd., was also part of the panel.
[caption id="attachment_920911"] Young said that her mother is a big influence in her life. She wants to show the world that people of Philippines are hard working and no matter what crisis they go through they are willing to help people. [/caption]
Miss Brazil Sancler Frantz Konzen, left, chats with Miss France Marine Lorphelin, center, as Miss Peru Elba Fahsbender Merino, right, smiles during a TV show at Bali International Convention Center in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia, Monday, Sept. 23, 2013.
Megan Young from Philippines was crowned Miss World 2013 in a grand event in Indonesia on Saturday.
India's Navneet Kaur Dhillon won the Multimedia award but could not qualify till in the semi finals.
Contestants front row from left, Miss Gibraltar Maroua Kharbouch, Miss Spain Elena Ibarbian Jimenez, Miss Brazil Sancler Frantz Konzen, Miss Ghana Carranza Naa Okailey Shooter, Miss Philippines Megan Young and Miss France Marine Lorpheline during the grand final of Miss World 2013 pageant in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia, Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013.
The second place went to Miss France Marine Lorphelin and third to Miss Ghana Carranzar Naa Okailey Shooter.
Young was crowned Miss World on Saturday amid tight security on Indonesia's resort island of Bali, where the contest's final round was moved following protests by Muslim hardliner groups.
[caption id="attachment_920918"] The 23-year-old defeated 126 contestants including Miss India Navneet Kaur Dhillon, who could only make her way to top 20, to clinch the crown.(IANS) [/caption]
[caption id="attachment_920919"] Born in the US, Young moved to Philippines when she was 10. She is currently studying digital film making and has starred in films and TV shows.(IANS) [/caption]
Miss China Wei Wei Yu, during the Miss World Fashion Show and Top Model competition at Bali International Convention Center in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013.