Ivian Lunasol Sarcos Colmenares
A woman who spent five years studying in a nunnery and once dreamt of becoming a nun has been crowned Miss World 2011
, Ivian Lunasol Sarcos Colmenares,
beat contestants from 113 countries to the coveted title after impressing the judges in the categories of beach beauty, top model, talent, sports, and beauty with a purpose – where the contestants must demonstrate involvement in a charity project.
Ms Sarcos Colmenares, 21, was orphaned at a young age and spent five years studying at a nunnery. She dreamt of becoming a nun but her life took a different direction, as she gained a degree in human resources and worked for a broadcasting company before becoming a beauty queen.
Miss Philippines Gwendoline Ruais is runner-up in Miss World in London