SOURCE: Asia One
PHOTOS: AFP, Karisa Sukamto
Miss China was crowned crowned Miss World 2012 on Saturday (Aug 18), beating 115 other beautiful contestants to clinch the title.
This year's pageant was held at the futuristic Dongsheng stadium in the northeastern city of Ordos., and the mostly Chinese audience erupted in cheerts when the winner, Yu Wenxia, was announced.
When I was young I felt very lucky because so many people helped me and I hope in the future, I can help more children to feel lucky," said Yu.
The contest is watched annually by about a billion people around the globe.