Miss Venezuela Ivian Sarcos was crowned the new Miss World 2011 with Miss Philippines Gwendoline Ruais was the first runner-up and Miss Puerto Rico Amanda Perez became the second runner-up.
The 61st edition of the Miss World pageant 2011 was held at the Earls Court Two on November 6, 2011 in London.
Alexandria Mills of the United States crowned her successor at the end of the event
113 contestants from different countries participated in the event. The grand event began with a dynamic performance by British street dance troup Diversity and ended with Miss World 2010 Alexandria Mills crowning Sarcos. The judges for the event were former Miss World winners — Cindy Breakspeare (1976), Nigeria Agbani Darego (2001), Zhang Zilin (2007) and Kaiane Aldorino (2009).
India’s Kanishtha Dhankar failed to make it to the top -20 at the 61st Miss World 2011 pageant.