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Crowning glory: Miss South Africa’s winning moment as Miss World 2014

Miss South Africa Rolene Strauss looks elated after being crowned Miss World 2014 during the finale of the competition at the ExCel centre in London.

Miss South Africa Rolene Strauss is elated after being crowned Miss World 2014 during the finale of the competition at the ExCel centre in London.

From left: Miss India Koyal Rana, Miss Kenya, Idah Nguma, Miss Brazil, Julia Gama, Miss Indonesia Maria Asteria Sastrayu Rahajeng, and Miss Malaysia, Dewi Liana Seriestha, celebrate, after winning the charity section of the Miss World competition, at the ExCel centre in London, Sunday (Source: AP)

Miss India Koyal Rana dances on stage during a segment of the Miss World competition, at the ExCel centre, in London. (Source: AP)

Miss India Koyal Rana dances on stage during a segment of the Miss World competition, at the ExCel centre, in London (Source: AP)

Miss India Koyal Rana, foreground, dances on stage during a segment of the Miss World competition, at the ExCel centre, in London (Source: AP)

Miss South Africa Rolene Strauss gestures, after being crowned Miss World 2014 during the finale of the competition at the ExCel centre in London

Rolene Strauss of South Africa (C) is crowned Miss World 2014, as Elizabeth Safrit of the U.S. (R) and Edina Kulczar of Hungary (L) who placed third and second respectively, look on at the ExCel Centre in east London

Rolene Strauss of South Africa (C) is crowned Miss World 2014 by Miss World 2013, Megan Young of the Philippines (C rear), as Elizabeth Safrit of the U.S (R) and Edina Kulczar of Hungary (L) who placed third and second respectively, look on at the ExCel Centre in east London (Source: AP)