The much-anticipated Miss World 2021 finale finally took place on March 17 at the Coca-Cola Music Hall in San Juan, Puerto Rico with Karolina Bielawska of Poland being announced as the winner of the 70th edition of the pageant.
Toni-Ann Singh of Jamaica who was the Miss World 2019 crowned her successor Karolina as the Miss World 2021 at the finale on Thursday.
United States’s Shree Saini emerged as the first runner-up and Côte d’Ivoire’s Olivia Yace became the second runner-up.
The Miss World 2021 finale was broadcast across more than 100 countries worldwide. The finale which was actually scheduled to be held in December was postponed because of the COVID-19 outbreak and rising Omicron fears.
Karolina Bielawska wins Miss World 2021 title
The event in Puerto Rico witnessed 40 semi-finalists with Karolina leaving behind the contestants from the USA, Indonesia, Mexico, Northern Ireland, Cote d’Ivoire, and others to bag the Miss World 2021 crown.
Manasa Varanasi who represented India at the pageant made it to the top 13 contestants’ list by occupying the eleventh spot. However, she could not make it to the top 6.
Below is the list of the top 13 contestants of the Miss World 2021 pageant:
- Poland – Karolina Bielawska
- United States – Shree Saini
- Côte D’Ivoire – Olivia Yacé
- Indonesia – Carla Yules
- México – Karolina Vidales
- Northern Ireland – Anna Leitch
- Colombia – Andrea Aguilera
- Czech Republic – Karolína Kopíncová
- France – April Benayoum
- India – Manasa Varanasi
- Philippines – Tracy Perez
- Somalia – Khadija Omar
- Vietnam – Đỗ Thị Hà §
After being crowned as Miss World 2021, Karolina who got emotional said, “When I heard my name I was shocked, I still can’t believe it. I am honoured to wear the Miss World crown and can’t wait to get to work. I will remember this amazing chapter in Puerto Rico for the rest of my life.”
Well, with Karolina emerging as Miss World 2021, people are getting curious to know more details about her.
If you too are one among them, hold on as we have shared every bit of her in our article below.
Who is Karolina Bielawska?
23-year-old Karolina is pursuing a Master’s Degree in Management as of now. She wishes to continue her studies with a doctorate. She also does modeling.
Coming to her interests, she enjoys swimming and scuba diving. She also likes playing tennis and badminton. Going by the Miss World Organisation, Karolina’s aspiration is to become a motivational speaker.
Karolina is involved in some voluntary work and she is very passionate about her work. Karolina’s Beauty with a Purpose project “Zupa Na Pietrynie” facilitates assistance to homeless people in crisis. The project’s aim is not only to fight against social exclusion but also to raise awareness about the problem.
Her team provides meals, food packages, drinks, clothing, masks every Sunday to a minimum of 300 needy people along with providing medical and legal support.
The majority of these people did not have the required access to get themselves registered for a Covid-19 vaccine however her project was able to get permission from government agencies to provide vaccination for more than 400 people. In Lodz, the project built the first-ever Social Bathroom for homeless people.
Karolina who is active on social media has over 73.8K followers on Instagram as of writing this article. She loves to travel according to her Instagram bio.
Below are a few posts shared by her on her Instagram handle.
Congratulations Karolina Bielawska!