Kaiane Aldorino is Miss World 2009December 13, 2009
Kaiane Aldorino, a 22 years old young woman from Gibraltar, was chosen yesterday, Miss World 2009. She was chosen among the 112 candidates that participated in the competition held in Johannesburg.
“Thank you South Africa, this is the most wonderful time of my life,” said Kaiane in tears. In the contest’s tradition, Miss World 2008, Russian woman Ksenia Suhinova crowned the happy winner.
Ranked second was Mexico’s representative, Perla Beltran, followed by Thatum Keshwarm, South Africa’s representative. The surprise was the elimination in the semifinals of the contest’s favorite, Miss India, Pooja Chopra.
The competition has a tradition of almost 60 years; the first Miss World was elected Swedish Kiki Hlkansson in 1951. Most successful countries are India and Venezuela, with five titles each.