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PH Miss World bet Valerie Weigmann in final top 25
PH Miss World bet Valerie Weigmann in final top 25
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MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Miss World Philippines Valerie Weigmann made it to the top 25 of Miss World. This was announced midway through the Miss World coronation held in London, United Kingdom Sunday, December 14. The journey later ended for her as she did not make it to the top 10

Miss South Africa Rolene Strauss was later announced the winner, with Miss Hungary and Miss United States in 2nd and 3rd place, respectively. 

The following winners were announced for the special challenge events: 

  • Sports: Finland
  • Multimedia: United States 
  • Top Model: Bosnia and Herzegovina 
  • Beach fashion: Sweden
  • Talent champion: Malaysia 


The most important challenge event, Beauty With A Purpose, carries twice the weight in terms of points awarded. India, Kenya, Brazil, Indonesia, and Guyana were the top 5 in this event – and in a special twist, they were all announced the winners. 

The top 25 were:

  • Bolivia 
  • Brazil 
  • People’s Republic of China 
  • Dominican Republic 
  • England 
  • Mexico 
  • Guyana 
  • Hungary 
  • India 
  • Indonesia 
  • Malaysia 
  • South Sudan 
  • Vietnam 
  • Finland 
  • Ghana 
  • Kenya 
  • Netherlands 
  • Philippines 
  • Australia 
  • Russia 
  • Scotland 
  • South Africa 
  • Sweden 
  • Trinidad and Tobago 
  • United States 

Rappler live blogged the Grand Finals starting 7pm Manila time on December 14. –

Look back on Valerie’s Miss World PH win, plus Megan’s year as Miss World:

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