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Miss Venezuela Ivian Sarcos reacts as she is crowned winner at the Miss World competition held at Earls Court in London, Sunday, Nov. 6, 2011. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

MIss World Pageant 2011

January 1, 1970

Miss Venezuela, Ivian Sarcos, was crowned the 2011 winner of the Miss World beauty pageant on Sunday at a ceremony in London. The annual pageant involves months of painstaking planning, preparation, drama and tearfests.