Miss World Beach Beauty

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Miss World Beach Beauty is a swimsuit or fast track competition in the Miss World pageant. The Beach Beauty event first started in 2003, when the Miss World Organization decided to have preliminary or fast track events to automatically give a semifinal spot to some of the delegates. This event allowed the Miss World delegates (over 100) to have a chance of being in the semifinals.

The Beach Beauty event showcases different swimsuits designed by Miss World 1975, Wilnelia Merced. Since 2003, the winner of the event automatically makes it into the semifinals.


Each delegate competes in different swimsuits. The judges narrow the delegates from more than 100 to a Top 10 (2003), Top 20 (2004, 2009, 2010), Top 19 (2005), Top 21 (2007), or Top 25 (2006), (2008). Then in that list, they have a Top 3 (2003) Top 5 (2005, 2007), Top 12 (2009) or Top 10 (2004, 2006, 2008, 2010), and finally runners-up and the winner.

In 2009, the initial group of 112 contestants were cut into a field of 44, and from those, Top 20 finalists were chosen to participate in the final. Initially, it was going to be Top 10 finalists however the selection was so hard, the judges have made it the Top 12 finalists. Followed by 4 runners-up and the winner of Beach Beauty.

Miss World Beach Beauty Winners[edit]

YearWinnerRepresentedPlacement at Miss World
2003Rosanna Davison IrelandMiss World 2003
2004Nancy Randall United States2nd Runner-up
2005Yulia Ivanova RussiaTop 15 semifinalist
2006Federica Guzmán VenezuelaTop 17 semifinalist
2007Ada de la Cruz Dominican RepublicTop 16 semifinalist
2008Anagabriela Espinoza MexicoTop 15 semifinalist
2009Kaiane Aldorino GibraltarMiss World 2009
2010Yara Lasanta Puerto RicoTop 20 semifinalist
2011Alize Lily Mounter EnglandTop 7 finalist
2012Sophie Moulds Wales1st Runner-up
2013Sancler Frantz BrazilTop 6 finalist
2014Olivia Asplund SwedenTop 25 semifinalist