15 December 2014 :: Miss World 2014, the 64th edition of the Miss World pageant, was held on December 14, 2014 at ExCeL London in London, UK. Megan Young of the Philippines crowned her successor Rolene Strauss of South Africa at the end of the event. 121 contestants competed for the crown. This is the second time that South Africa has won the title outright and the third time they have held the title. India’s Koyal Rana lost out, finishing in the top 10. Miss Hungary, Edina Kulcsar, was the runner-up in the contest and Miss United States, Elizabeth Safrit, came in third as an estimated billion viewers watched the finale on television around the globe.For the first time, the event was streamed to mobile devices, tablets and game consoles via the official Miss World app and YouTube.
Rolene Strauss (born 22 April 1992) is a South African beauty queen who was crowned Miss South Africa 2014, and in December the same year won Miss World 2014 in London. She is the second South African woman to win the Miss World pageant, but the third to hold the title.
Born 22 April 1992 (age 22), Volksrust, South Africa
Alma mater University of the Free State
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9 1⁄2 in)
Hair color Brown
Eye color Blue/Green
Title(s) Miss World 2014
Miss South Africa 2014
Major competition(s) Miss South Africa 2011 (Top 5)
Miss South Africa 2014 (Winner)
Miss World 2014 (Winner)
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