Miss World 2011: Former nun is crowned winner


Model who trained to be a nun is crowned winner of Miss World

Miss World 2011: Miss Venezula, Ivian Lunasol Sarcos Colmenares, has taken the coveted title

Miss World 2011: Miss Venezula, Ivian Lunasol Sarcos Colmenares, has taken the coveted title

Delight: Miss Venezuela reacts with disbelief after being told she has taken the title out of 122 contestants... Delight: Miss Venezuela reacts with disbelief after being told she has taken the title out of 122 contestants...

Delight: Miss Venezuela reacts with disbelief after being told she has taken the title from 122 contestants…

... before being crowned by last year

… before being crowned by last year”s winner, Alexandria Mills of the United States

Runners up: Miss Puerto Rico, Amanda Victoria Vilanova Perez Runners up: Miss Puerto Rico, Amanda Victoria Vilanova Perez, left, and Miss Philippines, Gwendoline Gaelle Sandrine Ruais

Runners up: Miss Puerto Rico, Amanda Victoria Vilanova Perez, left, and Miss Philippines, Gwendoline Gaelle Sandrine Ruais

Representing the UK: Miss England, Alize Mounter, left, and Miss Scotland made it into the top seven Representing the UK: Miss England, Alize Mounter, left, and Miss Scotland Jennifer Reoch, made it into the top seven

Representing the UK: Miss England, Alize Mounter, left, and Miss Scotland Jennifer Reoch, made it into the top seven

The finalists: Billions tuned in from around the world to see who would win as the final was broadcast from Earls Court, London

The finalists: Billions tuned in from around the world to see who would win as the final was broadcast from Earls Court, London

Nice to see you...: Bruce Forsyth and his wife, former Miss World 1975, Wilnelia Merced, appeared on stage

Nice to see you…: Bruce Forsyth and his wife, former Miss World 1975, Wilnelia Merced, appeared on stage

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Angry: The London Feminist Network organised a protest against the beauty contest

Angry: The London Feminist Network organised a protest against the beauty contest