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India wins its Six Miss World crown


A 20-year-old, medical student from Haryana won the 2017 Miss World crown. Manushi Chhillar is the new Miss World beating 117 other countries around the world.

Manushi Chillar has become the sixth Indian to be crowned Miss World. The 20-year-old will bring the crown back to India after 17 years. The last Indian to bag the title was Priyanka Chopra, who wore the crown in 2000.


Chhillar, who won both the Head to Head challenge and the Beauty with a purpose segment of the Miss World competition, impressed the judges with her final answer. When asked, which profession in the world deserves the highest salary and why, she answered, "My mother has been my biggest inspiration, so I have to say, a mother's job. It is not always about cash, but love and respect as well. A mother deserves that the most."

Also Read: TPQs Miss World Top Choice is India's Manushi Chhillar

Mexico's Andrea Meza and England's Stephanie Hill were the first and second runners-up, respectively. Completing the final five were the delegates from France and Kenya.



Top 10

Indonesia
Russia
Korea
Jamaica
South Africa

Miss World Top 15

Mongolia
El Salvador
Nigeria
Japan
Macau, China



Miss World 2017, the 67th edition of the Miss World pageant was held on 18 November 2017 at the Sanya City Arena in Sanya, China. 118 contestants from all over the world competed for the crown. Stephanie Del Valleof Puerto Rico crowned her successor Manushi Chhillar of India at the end of the event.

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