Miss Philippines Crowned Miss World 2013


Miss World 2013, Megan Young (center) from the Philippines, with runner-up Miss France, Marine Lorphelin, left, and second runner-up Miss Ghana, Carranzar Naa Okailey Shooter. Ed Wray, Getty Images

After the Miss World ceremony moved from mainland Indonesia to Bali, Miss Philippines, Megan Young, was crowned Miss World 2013 on Saturday. The 23-year-old, who was born in the United States and migrated to the Philippines at the age of 10, took home the crown amid tight security on the island.

“Thank you so much for everyone for choosing me,” the aspiring filmmaker said. “I promise to be the best Miss World ever.”

Read more from CNN here.

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