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U.S. woman wins Miss World

U.S. woman wins Miss World

Write: Kalinda [2011-05-20]

U.S. woman wins Miss World

Miss World 2010 Alexandria Mills (C) from the United States, 1st Runner-up Emma Wareus (L) from Botswana and 2nd Runner-up Adriana Vasini (R) from Venezuela pose for a group photo during the final round of the 60th Miss World Beauty Pageant in Sanya, south China's Hainan Province. The 60th Miss World Beauty Pageant was concluded on Saturday.

An eighteen-year-old U.S. woman named Alexandria Mills was crowned Miss World in south China's tropical island province of Hainan on Saturday.

Second place went to Emma Wareus of Botswana, and Adriana Vasini of Venezuela came third. Tang Xiao of China also was among the final five.

Mills from Louisville, Kentucky, had recently graduated from high school, according to a biography on the contest's website.

Women from more than 100 countries participated in the contest, organizers said.

This is the 60th Miss World Competition.