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LIVE UPDATES: Miss World 2021 Finals Night

By PhilSTAR L!fe Published Mar 17, 2022 7:54 am Updated Mar 17, 2022 11:02 am

The 70th Miss World competition, which was slated to take place last Dec. 16, 2021, is finally happening today, Mar. 17.

40 beauty queens are set to face off at the coronation night, including Philippines' Tracy Maureen Perez.

The longest-reigning Miss World Toni-Ann Singh of Jamaica will crown her successor at the Jose Miguel Agrelot Coliseum in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Poland is the new Miss World

Poland's Karolina Bielawska is the new Miss World!

The longest reigning Miss World, Toni Ann Singh of Jamiaca, crowned her successor at the 70th annual Miss World event in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Congratulations, queen!

Tracy Maureen Perez concludes her Miss World journey with a Top 12 finish

Tracy Maureen Perez concluded her Miss World journey in the top 12.

The Cebuana beauty made it to the Top 12, but didn’t get to enter the top 6 of the tilt.

The candidates who are moving on to the next part of the competition are:

  • USA
  • Poland
  • Indonesia
  • Mexico
  • Northern Ireland
  • Cote D'Ivoire

United States is ‘Beauty with a Purpose’ ambassador

United States reigned supreme at the Beauty with a Purpose challenge, which is an initiative of the Miss World Organization that supports candidates with their respective advocacies and beneficiaries. 

The finalists for the segment included the following:

  • Philippines
  • India
  • England
  • Kenya
  • South Africa

Cote D'Ivoire ties with Indonesia at the semi-finals round

Cote D'Ivoire makes it to the semi-finals round!

In an unexpected announcement, hosts Peter Andre and Fernando Allende said that another beauty queen will join the Top 12 contestants. She is Olivia Yace of Cote D'Ivoire.

Philippines makes it to the Top 12

Tracy Maureen Perez of the Philippines advances to the Top 12 at the 70th Miss World.

Vietnam's Đỗ Thị Hà was also named the winner of the Digital Media Challenge, where contestants were asked to promote their journey at the Miss World pageant through their individual websites at

The Top 12 semi-finalists are:

  • Vietnam
  • Mexico 
  • Northern Ireland
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Somalia
  • USA
  • Colombia
  • Czech Republic
  • France
  • India
  • Indonesia

Mongolia's Burte-Ujin Anu performs a contortion act

Burte-Ujin Anu of Mongolia was declared as the winner of Miss Talent fast track event at the Miss World 2021 last December.

She displayed some amazing contortion skills at the coronation night.

Go girl!

40 contestants open the show with their stunning National Costumes

The 70th Miss World coronation night has begun!

The 40 finalists paraded the runway wearing their beautiful costumes that represent their country's rich heritage and culture.

Philippines' Tracy Maureen Perez arrived dressed as Mayari, the Moon Goddess and daughter of Bathala. Her intricate gown was designed by Axel Que.