Miss World 2014 Winner: Rolene Strauss of South Africa

Rolene Strauss, 22, from South Africa was crowned winner of Miss World 2014 held tonight at ExCel Exhibition Centre in London England. Strauss beat out other 121 candidates from around the world.


The medical student clasped her hands together in surprise and was crowned by the outgoing Miss World, Megan Young of the Philippines, before a fireworks finale.

“South Africa this is for you,” Strauss said afterwards. “I think I will brace myself for what’s about to happen. It’s a huge responsibility.”

The 64th Miss World beauty pageant was hosted by Welsh actor and television presenter, Tim Vincent, and Miss World 2013, Megan Young as well as Mr. World Canada 2013 and Miss World 2014 Web Presenter, Frankie Cena.

Miss World 2014 Continental Queens:
Miss World Americas – USA
Miss World Europe – Hungary
Miss World Carribean – Guyana
Miss World Africa – South Africa
Miss World Asia – India
Miss World Oceania – Australia

Miss World 2014 Top 11:
Australia, Mexico, United States, Kenya, Hungary, Brazil, Guyana, England, South Africa, India, Thailand (People’s Choice)

Miss World 2014 Top 25:
Bolivia, Brazil, China, Dominican Republic, England, Mexico
Guyana, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, South Sudan, Vietnam
Finland, Ghana, Kenya, Netherlands, Philippines
Australia, Russia, Scotland, South Africa, Sweden, Trinadad and Tobago, United States

Other winners in challenge events:

Top Model: Bosnia & Herzegovina

Beach Fashion: Sweden

Multimedia: United States

Talent: Malaysia

Sports & Fitness: Finland

Beauty With A Purpose:
India, Kenya, Brazil, Indonesia and Guyana

Watch the Video Replay Miss World 2014 Finals Night below!