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Miss Croatia Misses Out as Miss South Africa Crowned New Miss World

Miss Croatia Antonija Gogić failed to make it through to the final top 10 as Miss South Africa, 22-year-old Rolene Strauss, was crowned Miss World 2014 at the contest’s final at the Excel London ICC Auditorium on Sunday…

Antonija Gogić poses with last night's winner

Antonija Gogić poses with last night’s winner

Edina Kulcsar from Hungary was judged the runner-up and Miss United States, Elizabeth Safrit, came third as an estimated billion viewers watched on television around the globe. Beauties from 121 countries took part in the event and Gogić, from Croatia’s capital Zagreb, could not emulate the feats of Anica Martinović (now K vač) and become the first Croatian since 1995 to be placed in the Top 3 at a Miss World contest.

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