Miss World 2009 winner

Miss World 2009, the 59th Miss World pageant, was held on December 12, 2009 at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa.112 contestants from all over the world competed for the crown, marking the biggest turnout in the pageant's history. Miss World 2008, Ksenia Sukhinova of Russia, crowned her successor, Kaiane Aldorino of Gibraltar, at the end of the event.

Mexico's Perla Beltran came second, with South African entry Tatum Keshwar taking third place.

Newly crowned Miss World Kaiane Aldorino of Gibraltar poses with second princess, Miss South Africa Tatum Keshwar (R) and Miss Mexico Perla Beltran, who was crowned first princess, during the Miss World finals in Midrand, outside Johannesburg, December 12, 2009.

Continental Queens of Beauty

* Beauty Queen of Africa: Tatum Keshwar (South Africa)
* Beauty Queen of Americas: Perla Beltrán (Mexico)
* Beauty Queen of Asia & Oceania: Kim Joo-ri (Korea)
* Beauty Queen of Caribbean: Ingrid Littré (Martinique)
* Beauty Queen of Europe: Kaiane Aldorino (Gibraltar)

The Miss World Sports took place at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port Elizabeth, South Africa on November 18.

* Winner: Japan
* 1st runner-up: Jamaica
* 2nd runner-up: Hungary
* Top 6 finalists: India, Latvia, Venezuela
* Top 12 semifinalists: Australia, Gibraltar, Puerto Rico, Sierra Leone, Trinidad & Tobago, Uruguay

NOTE: Singapore replaced by Uruguay after she collapsed during the sports final.

The Miss World Talent took place at Victoria Theatre, Johannesburg, South Africa at on November 22, 2009.

* Winners (tied): Canada, Sierra Leone
* 1st runner-up: Korea
* 2nd runner-up: Norway
* 3rd runner-up: Australia
* Top 22 finalists: Albania, Bahamas, Barbados, Bolivia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Gibraltar, Guyana, Indonesia, Lebanon, Mauritius, Serbia, Spain, Suriname, Thailand, Zimbabwe

Beach Beauty
The Miss World Beach Beauty took place at Valley of the Pools, Zimbali Resort, Kwazulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa on November 25, 2009.

* Winner: Gibraltar
* 1st runner-up: Panama
* 2nd runner-up: Scotland
* 3rd runner-up: France
* 4th runner-up: Bolivia
* Top 12 finalists: Barbados, Indonesia, Mexico, Puerto Rico, South Africa, Vietnam, Zimbabwe
* Top 20 semifinalists: Croatia, Dominican Republic, Ethiopia, Jamaica, Korea, Namibia, United States, Uruguay

Top Model

The Miss World Top Model took place at Turbine Hall, Johannesburg, South Africa on November 28, 2009. The event held together with the Miss World Dress Designer Final.

* Winner: Mexico
* 1st runner-up: Vietnam
* 2nd runner-up: Martinique
* Top 12 finalists: Barbados, France, Italy, Jamaica, Malaysia, Panama, Scotland, South Africa, Turkey

Beauty with a Purpose

* Winner: India
* Finalists: Barbados, Guatemala

Special Award
Best World Dress Designer

The Miss World Dress Designer took place at Turbine Hall, Johannesburg, South Africa on November 28, 2009. The event held together with the Top Model Final.

* Winner: Sierra Leone
* 1st runner-up: South Africa
* 2nd runner-up: Jamaica
* Top 12 finalists: Barbados, China PR, France, Italy, Korea, Moldova, Panama, Puerto Rico, Turkey

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