The Jamaican Toni-Ann Singh won the Miss World election in London on Saturday night. Brenda Felicia Muste, Arnhem based who was crowned Miss World Netherlands earlier this year, did not win a prize.

Singh received her crown from Mexican Vanessa Ponce de Leon, last year's winner.

The jury was chaired this year by the British television presenter Pierce Morgan, who also asked questions to the participants.

The second place was for Miss France and Miss India became third. Brenda Felicia Muste, who represented the Netherlands, finished outside the top twelve.

Oldest international beauty contest

Miss World was started in 1951 by British television presenter Eric Morley, making it the oldest international beauty competition. The first edition was won by Swedish Kerstin "Kiki" HÃ¥kansson, who at the time caused a scandal by wearing a bikini during the award ceremony.