India’s Manushi Chhillar crowned Miss World 2017


India’s Manushi Chhillar has won the coveted Miss World 2017 crown at a grand event in China, bringing to an end the country’s dry spell of 17 years at the top pageant contest. The first and the second runners-up were Miss Mexico, Andrea Meza and Miss England Stephanie Hill, respectively


The 20-year-old from Haryana, who is a medical student, edged out top five contestants from England, France, Kenya and Mexico. Chhillar was presented the crown by Stephanie Del Valle, the last year’s Miss World winner from Puerto Rico at the event in Sanya City Arena in China which was televised live globally.

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Chhillar is the sixth Indian to win the coveted crown.  
Reita Faria- 1966 
Aishwarya Rai- 1994
Diana Haydon- 1997
Yukta Mookhey- 1999  
Priyanka Chopra- 2000
Source- The Economic Times