Krystyna Pyszková of the Czech Republic crowned Miss World 2024

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Crowned Miss World 2024: Krystyna Pyszková from the Czech Republic

Amidst intense competition from 111 contestants hailing from various corners of the globe, Krystyna Pyszková, a 23-year-old law student and model from the Czech Republic, emerged victorious at the Miss World pageant held in Mumbai, India on Saturday. This annual international beauty event saw numerous contests focusing on fitness, beauty, talent, and public speaking during the preliminary competition.

Fast Track Placements: Top 40 Contestants Announced

Following these events, the top 40 contestants were announced at the commencement of the show. From there, the field was narrowed down to the top 12 and then the top eight contenders. At this stage, the contestants took part in the classic Question & Answer (Q&A) round, addressing topics discussed at the most recent G20 Summit.

Addressing Women’s Health Care: Q&A Round

During the Q&A round, Krystyna Pyszková addressed an issue significantly impacting women’s health care. She spoke about eliminating the stigma and shame surrounding menstruation, emphasizing that “being a woman is a gift,” and periods should not be considered a taboo subject.

Pitching Their Purpose: Final Round

After another round of elimination, four contestants remained to “pitch their purpose” or philanthropic platform to a panel of three business moguls from Shark Tank India. Representing different regions, these finalists included Yasmina Zeytoun of Lebanon for Africa and the Middle East, Aché Abrahams of Trinidad and Tobago for the Americas and the Caribbean, Lesego Chombo of Botswana for Asia and Oceania, and Krystyna Pyszková for Europe.

Runners-Up: Yasmina Zeytoun, Aché Abrahams, and Lesego Chombo

Krystyna Pyszková’s victory came against these three runners-up, with Yasmina Zeytoun from Lebanon, Aché Abrahams of Trinidad and Tobago, and Lesego Chombo of Botswana also being acknowledged as the pageant’s “continental winners.”

History and Notable Winners: Miss World

Miss World is widely regarded as the oldest international beauty pageant, having been first founded in the United Kingdom in 1951. Originally known as a “bikini contest,” this pageant has produced two notable winners from India: actors Aishwarya Rai Bachchan (Miss World 1994) and Priyanka Chopra Jonas (Miss World 2000). During the event, Chopra Jonas delivered a Website video integration message, recognizing both Miss World owner Julia Morley and Nita Ambani, who received the pageant’s Humanitarian Award.

Replacing the Outgoing Miss World: Karolina Bielawska of Poland

Krystyna Pyszková succeeds the outgoing Miss World, Karolina Bielawska, from Poland, whose reign commenced in March 2022. Due to scheduling issues, no Miss World pageant was held in 2023.