Karolina Biewleska from Poland has been crowned Miss World 2021 at the 70th edition of the pageant at San Juan, Puerto Rico.
She beat USA, Indonesia, Mexico, Northern Ireland, and Cote d’Ivoire to emerge winner early on Thursday, March 17.
Miss USA, Shree Saini, who is an Indian-American, emerged first runner up, while Miss Cote d’Ivoire, Olivia Yace, emerged second runner up.
“When I heard my name I was shocked, I still can’t believe it. I am honoured to wear the Miss World crown and can’t wait to get to work. I will remember this amazing chapter in Puerto Rico for the rest of my life,” Karolina Biewleska was quoted by the pageant organisers.
According to missworld.com, Karolina, who is currently pursuing her Master’s Degree in Management wishes to pursue her PhD. She is currently working as a model and hopes to become a motivational speaker.
The Miss World 2021 pageant was postponed from December due to the Coronavirus pandemic.