Miss China, 23-year old Wen Xia Yu from Liaoning, was crowned Miss World 2012 during the 62nd edition of the competition held in Ordos, China on August 18th. 1.78 m tall Yu, will spend her year working for charitable causes and fulfilling her duties as Miss World.
Miss World 2012: CHINA, Wen Xia Yu
1st runner-up: WALES, Sophie Moulds
2nd runner-up: AUSTRALIA, Jessica Kahawaty
Top 7 Finalists: BRAZIL, Mariana Notarangelo; JAMAICA, Deanna Robins; SOUTH SUDAN, Atong Demach; and INDIA, Vanya Mishra.
Top 15 Semi Finalists: SPAIN, Aranzazu Estevez; NETHERLANDS, Nathalie Den Dekker; ENGLAND, Charlotte Holmes; MEXICO, Mariana Berumen; USA, Claudine Book; PHILIPPINES, Queenierich Rehman; INDONESIA, Ines Putri; and KENYA, Shamin Nabil.
Beach Fashion Winner: Wales
Top Model Winner: South Sudan
Multimedia Award: India (winner), 2nd place: Mexico
Sports Award: Sweden
Talent Award: China
World Designer Dress: Was not announced
Beauty with a Purpose Award: India
Continental Queens of Beauty:
Africa: South Sudan
Asia and Oceania: China