Washington, Oct 31 (ANI): Alexandria Mills, a soft-spoken teen from the United States, won the Miss World crown for 2010 on Saturday, defeating more than 100 other hopefuls at a glittering ceremony in southern China.
The tall blonde was a surprise winner in the 60th annual contest, reports the Washington Post.
Miss Botswana Emma Wareus was named the first runner-up while Miss Venezuela Adriana Vasini was named the second runner-up.
Mills, a resident of Louisville, Kentucky, is said to have graduated from high school recently and wants to become a teacher.
Mills, who was wearing a shimmering ivory-colored dress for the final, takes over the title from Miss World 2009 Kaiane Aldorino of Gibraltar. (ANI)