Wednesday, 16 December 2015

Wang Hyun is Miss World Korea 2015

Wang Hyun, former Miss Korea USA was crowned Miss World Korea 2015 in the glittering finale held in Gangwon, South Korea. The 20 year old queen will be representing Korea at Miss World 2016 pageant. She succeeds Jung Eun-ju of last year who is currently participating in Miss World 2015 pageant.

Speaking after her crowning, she said "I’m thankful for this huge title and will do my best to spread the beauty of Korea from now on".
Wang was stunned at her win as she didnt expect it and being a celebrity was not her plan rather plans to focus on her studies. But her father encouraged her to join the pagenat and took care of her schedule for her. “My current dream or goal is not to become a celebrity. My major is art, so I’d like to find work doing art and design,” she said.

Korea has never won the Miss world pageant, however has been placed several times in the finalist. The highest placement was in 1988 when Choi Yeon-hee finished 1st runner up. The country also has record of special awards.

Winner: Wang Hyun
1st runner - up: Kim Jenny
2nd runner-ups: Baek Ye-rim, Lee Do-won
3rd runner-ups:  Lee Elena, Ko Min-jeong, Ahn Jeong-yoon

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