Russia wins Miss World 2008

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Posted at Dec 14 2008 01:05 AM | Updated as of Dec 14 2008 09:06 AM

JOHANNESBURG - Ksenya Sukhinova from Russia was crowned Miss World 2008 after beating 108 other international beauties in a glittering African extravaganza held in South Africa on Saturday.

"And Miss World 2008 is Russia," announced Julia Morley, head of the Miss World committee that organises the event.

The second runner up was Gabriel Walcott of Trinidad and Tobago and the first runner up Parvathay Omanakuttan of India.