There are still 6 days left for the Coronation Night of the 2017 Miss World pageant, and Miss World Nepal Nikita Chandak has already made it to the Top 40. The 20-year-old has been announced the winner of the Head to Head Challenge round of Group 3.
For the newly introduced round, 20 groups – consisting of 5 or 6 girls in each – had been made through a live draw earlier this month. Nepal’s Nikita Chandak was in Group 3 along with Belgium, Cameroon, Guinea, Madagascar and Chile.
For this round of competition, each of the contestant’s introduction video was shown and they were asked a question about their video by the host Frankie Cena. All the contestants then had to answer a final question before the end of the round. The video was later released on YouTube and voting was opened to the public through Miss World’s official website, Facebook and Mobstar.
The voting for the Groups 1 to 8 was closed on Saturday, and the results were announced through Miss World’s official website on Sunday. While Nikita Chandak emerged as the winner of Group 3; Italy, Argentina, France, Colombia, Bangladesh, Macau China and Mongolia from Groups 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 were announced the winners, respectively.
The videos of Head to Head Challenge round of upto Group 10 have been released so far. While the 8 winners have been announced so far, there will be 12 more winners from this round.
Apart from the winners of the Head to Head Challenge, the winners of Fast Track Challenges – Multimedia, Talent, Top Model, Sports and Beauty With A Purpose – too will directly make it into the Top 40.
Nikita Chandak had bagged the title of Miss World Nepal in the Miss Nepal beauty pageant in Kathmandu this year in June. The 20-year-old stands 5’6″.
A total of 118 participants are vying for the coveted crown this year. The coronation night of the 67th edition of Miss World will be held on November 18 at the Sanya City Arena in Sanya, China. Stephanie Del Valle of Puerto Rico will crown her successor.