Miss Jamaica made the Top 5 of 114 contestants in the Miss World pageant held at the Beauty Crown Grand Theatre in Sanya, China on Saturday, December 19.
Jamaica’s Sanneta Myrie, a 24-year-old medical doctor, moved up the ranks after she was selected among the Top 20. She was then named among the Top 10 — Philippines, Namibia, Guyana and Spain Russia, Lebanon, Indonesia, France, South Africa, and Australia. To date Jamaica has won three Miss World titles (1963, 1976 and 1993).
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Miss Jamaica then made the Top 5 among Indonesia, Jamaica, Lebanon, Russia and Spain, which had Jamaicans around the world cheering on Social Media. “Why should Jamaica be Miss World?” Myire was asked. “My quest in life is to inspire the world with my soul, and I believe BWAP embodies my quest,” the poised beauty Queen replied eloquently.
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From the five stunning women: Miss Spain, Mireia Lalaguna Royo, was crowned Miss World 2015, Miss Russia was 1st Runner-up, 2nd Runner-up went to Indonesia, and 3rd Runner-up was Miss Jamaica. Dr Myrie is proud of her fourth place finish. “Pinch me ….Miss World 4th place ?! To all the little girls who are being told that you can’t ….rid that word “can’t ” from your vocabulary,” she posted after competing in the live event.
Myrie was placed third in the Miss World Fast Track Talent competition the last week. She received the highest contribution for Usain Bolt’s hand signed memorabilia on Tuesday evening alongside Miss South Africa’s auction gift at the Miss World Charity Auction. ??. “Thanks again, @usainbolt!! Proud to be Jamaican,” Dr Myire shared on Instagram. However, Philippines, Namibia, Guyana and Spain were named as Challenge Event Winners at grand finale.
Miss Russia topped the leader board after the first four challenge event results are all totted up, she performed well across the board. The People’ Choice Award went to Miss Vietnam. This is a big win considering Miss Jamaica 2014 was eliminated in the first round of the competition last year.