Mexico is first runner up, followed by South Africa, second runner up.
Gibraltar has won the coveted crown as Miss World 2009, triumphing out of 112 beautiful and talented young women in the 59th Miss World Final from Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg, City of Gold.
As the final duty in her reign, Miss World 2008 Ksenia Sukhinova removed the bejeweled crown to place it on the head of her successor as the new Miss World 2009. Taking up her deserved position on the throne, Miss World 2009 was joined by first runner-up Mexico and second runner-up South Africa.
Lost for words amid all the excitement and emotion of the event, Gibraltar distilled her tear-filled feelings into a few poignant words: “My time has come. I am living a dream that I pray will never end.”
India was also announced as the winner of the Miss World Beauty With A Purpose Award for her inspirational charity works.
The glittering two-hour spectacular showcased the beauty and talent of 112 of the World’s most incredible young women, who have spent one month enjoying the wonders of South Africa.