As the Miss World 2015 finale inches closer, predictions on who would win the crown this year are varied and diverse. So far, contestants from many countries have excelled in certain preliminary challenges. Although they might win a spot in the semi-finals at the least, we give you a list of models who still have a shot at winning the crown.
Here's a list of contestants who we predict might win the title of Miss World 2015:
Miss India Aditi Arya: For a country that's won several Miss World contests, the pressure is high on this year's entrant from India, Aditi Arya. However, the research analyst from New Delhi has held her own and has outshined in challenges like Top Model, World Designer Award and is even among the top 10 contestants for People's Choice Awards.
Miss Brazil Catharina Choi: It is tough to ignore Choi's exuberance. This model from Brazil has won the hearts of beauty analysts on Miss World 2015, and to be honest, she has a fair shot at winning the crown or at least entering the semi-finals.
Miss Philippines Hillarie Parungao: She remains as one of the top favourites in Miss World 2015. Parungao has stamped her identity in several key challenges, including Top Model. Apart from this, she has a huge fan following, most of whom would love to see her win.
Miss Vietnam Trần Ngọc Lan Khuê: This year's entrant from Vietnam describes herself as a music buff is certainly one to watch out for. In a Q and A on Miss World 2015 website, she said that her favourite challenge is the Top Model. And why not? She is among the top 30 contestants in that challenge and is also among the top 10 for People's Choice Award.
Miss Australia Tees Alexander: There's little in the way of Alexander's journey to the crown. She's been a finalist in the talent as well as Sports and Fitness challenges.
Where to vote
This year, one can vote for three contestants among the 117 participants. You can vote via Miss World App on iStore and Google Play Store.
Voting closes on Saturday, 19 December, at 9.30pm (local time).
The winner of People's Choice Award gets a place in the finals.
For more information on voting, click here.
The venue for Miss World 2015 finals is Sanya, China. The event airs on Saturday, 19 December at 7.30am EDT.
We will update the live streaming information soon.