Ghana’s Naa Okailey Shooter made the country proud at the just ended Miss World when she came third in the event’s finals held in Indonesia on Saturday.
Shooter made to the final five after an initial ten, beating off competition from over a hundred delegates.
Megan Young of Philippines was winner, while France came second. Young takes over from last year's winner Wenxia Yu.
Shooter, who had earlier on in the competition placed third in the Beach Fashion finals, also becomes Miss World Africa, taking over rom South Sudan's Atong Demarch.
Prior to today's grand finale, Ghana’s Naa Okailey came third in the Beach Fashion event, beating strong contender, Philippines’ Megan Young, who was also announced as Top Model winner.
She had earlier on in the competition qualified for the finals, the only African in a list that had some tough competitors.
Naa’s Beauty with a Purpose presentation on Buruli Ulcer also made it to the list of top 10 selected projects.
The 63rd edition of the Miss World finals took place today Saturday September 28, 2013 in Indonesia.
Over 4000 people from all over the world attended the event at the Nusa Dua Convention Center while an estimated 2 billion in some 180 countries watched the final event live across the globe.
129 delegates from across the world including Ghana’s Naa Okailey Shooter, battled it out for the grand title of Miss World 2013.
Ghana attempted another shot at a title that has eluded her several times, only managing first placed positions in Fast Track events, also, an essential pick-me-up for contenders.
Miss Shooter’s third placement at this year’s event has boosted the country’s chances of making a huge impact in the coming years.
She is due in Ghana soon.
Peacefmonline.com congratulates Miss Naa Okailey Shooter for making Ghana proud on the international stage.
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