Beach Beauty Finals of Miss World 2007

First of the fast track events for Miss World 2007 was the Beach Beauty Competition which the winner will be automatically be on the semi-finals on December 1. Dominican Republic's Ada Dela Cruz was chosen as the winner right on the middle of the beautiful Yalong Bay beach, right outside the Holiday Inn Resort Hotel.

Tatana Kucharova, the reigning Miss World and one of the Beach Fashion Show judges, and also presented the trophy.

The evening started with 106 contestants introduces themselves in their beachwear. Then, the judges picked their top 20 semi-finalists on a majority voting system. A tie for 20th place so 21 contestants make the second round. They were the representatives of Austria, Belgium, Brazil, People's Republic of China, Dominican Republic, Ethiopia, Grenada, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Korea, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mexico, Mongolia, Philippines, Spain, Trinidad & Tobago, Ukraine and Venezuela.

Then they're narrowed down to 5 finalists. The judges have chosen People's Republic of China, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Lithuania and Mexico. In the top 5, the top three places were announced. In third place was the People's Republic of China and in second place Jamaica, with Dominican Republic taking the highly coveted trophy.
"I was so nervous up there and so surprised when I was called the winner," said a beaming Ada De La Cruz. "I'm just so happy and I can't wait to call my mum to tell her that I won!"


"To God be the Glory".