Miss World 2008 (14 photos)

The Winner – Miss Russia

The 58th Miss World pageant was held at Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa on December 13, 2008. The Miss World pageant is the oldest surviving major international beauty pageant created in the United Kingdom in 1951. The telecast of the final competition is the world's largest live annual beauty pageant television event with global viewers in more than 200 countries. The winner spends a year traveling to represent the Miss World Organization and its various causes and traditionally lives in London during her reign. This year's Miss World is Ksenia Sukhinova of Russia.

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