Miss China Yu Wenxia won the coveted title of Miss World 2012 ,
China’s Yu Wenxia has been crowned the 2012 Miss World following the pageant’s final ceremony at the Ordos Stadium Arena in the inner Mongolian city of Ordos on August 18, 2012. She defeated more than 100 other hopefuls at the glittering ceremony held in the Chinese mining city of Ordos, on the edge of the Gobi desert. This is the second time Miss China has been awarded the title. The first runner-up is Sophie Elizabeth Moulds of Wales and the second runner-up is Jessica Michelle Kahawaty of Australia.