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Yu Wenxia (R) of China waves to the audience after being crowned the winner of Miss World 2012 during the pageant's final ceremony at the Ordos Stadium Arena in the inner Mongolian city of Ordos on August 18, 2012. China's Yu Wenxia of China defeated more than 100 other hopefuls at the glittering ceremony. AFP PHOTO / Ed Jones

Miss World 2012 in photos

September 4, 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 desert.