Miss South Africa Rolene Strauss crowned Miss World 2014

Miss South Africa Rolene Strauss crowned Miss World 2014 at the pageant's final in London. 2013 winner Megan Young of the Philippines crowned Strauss.

Created On: Dec 15, 2014 13:13 ISTModified On: Dec 15, 2014 13:25 IST

Rolene StraussMiss South Africa, Rolene Strauss on 14 December 2014 was crowned Miss World 2014 at the final of the beauty pageant held in London, UK. Strauss, 22-year-old fourth-year medical student at University of the Free State, was presented with the sash by the outgoing Miss World, Megan Young of the Philippines.

Rolene Strauss will now travel to the violence-hit Central American nation to build a school named in their honour.

Miss Hungary, Edina Kulcsar, was the runner-up and Miss United States, Elizabeth Safrit, came third in the 64th annual competition, contested by women from 121 countries.

India's 21-year-old Jaipur-born Koyal Rana made it to the top 10 but failed to make it to the top five. However, she bagged the sub-title of Best Designer of the world. She also shared the Beauty With A Purpose title with Kenya, Guyana, Brazil and Indonesia.

Priyanka Chopra was the last Indian winner of the coveted title in 2000.

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