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Newly crowned Miss World Yu Wenxia of China, center, waves flanked by first runner-up Miss Wales, Sophie Moulds, left, and 2nd runner-up Miss Australia Jessica Kahawaty, right, during the Miss World 2012 beauty pageant at the Ordos Stadium Arena in inner Mongolia, China Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

Miss World 2012

Yu Wenxia, won the Miss World crown

for 2012 on Saturday, August 18, defeating more than 100 other hopefuls at a

glittering ceremony in a Chinese mining city on the edge of the Gobi