Miss World 2017 has introduced an exciting new format this year, where the contestants will be divided in six groups for ‘Head to Head Challenge’ and from each group the winner will be selected who will move on to Top 40 finalists. The other Top 40 finalists will come from winners of five fast-track events and fifteen will be jury’s selection.
According to a dispatch Sanya, China where Liberia is been represented by Ms. Wokie Dolo, the draw for dividing the contestants into groups was held on October 31, 2017 where 112 candidates who have arrived so far in that country were divided into twenty groups, basis a draw of names and the members of each group were announced.
Liberia’s Wokie Dolo has been placed in Group 13 with six other countries including Michela Galea; Miss World Malta 2017, Annie Evans Miss World New Zealand 2017, Ugochi Mitchel Ihezue Miss World Nigeria 2017, Hanka Závodná Miss World Slovakia 2017 and Emna Abdelhedi Miss World Tunisia 2017.
Let’s look at the groups and the contestants forming part of each group:
Group 1 – Judelsia Bache Miss World Angola 2017, Sarah Chvala Miss World Austria 2017, Geena Thompson Miss World Bahamas 2017, Ketino Shekelashvili Miss World Georgia 2017, Audrey Berville Miss World Guadeloupe 2017 and Conny Notarstefano Miss World Italy 2017.
Group 2 – Joana Grabolli Miss World Albania 2017, Avril Marco Miss World Argentina 2017, Yasmin Pinto Solar Miss World Bolivia 2017, Maguy Gbane Mandjalia Miss World Côte d’Ivoire 2017, Rotem Rabi Miss World Israel 2017 and Bessika Bucktawor Miss World Mauritius 2017.
Group 3 – Romanie Schotte Miss World Belgium 2017, Akomo Minkata Miss World Cameroon 2017, Victoria Stein Miss World Chile 2017, Asmaou Diallo Miss World Guinea 2017, Felana Tirindraza Miss World Madagascar 2017 and Nikita Chandak Miss World Nepal 2017.
Group 4 – Lily Sargsyan Miss World Armenia 2017, Esma Voloder Miss World Australia 2017, Farah Shaaban Miss World Egypt 2017, Aurore Kichenin Miss World France 2017, Dalila Jabri Miss World Germany 2017 and Solange Sinclair Miss World Jamaica 2017.
Group 5 – María Beatriz Daza Nuñez Miss World Colombia 2017, Alanna Matamaru Smith Miss World Cook Islands 2017, Vanity Girigori Miss World Curaçao 2017, Jodie Garcia Miss World Gibraltar 2017, Paola Oberladstatter Miss World Paraguay 2017 and Filipa Barroso Miss World Portugal 2017.
Group 6 – Jessia Islam Miss World Bangladesh 2017, Nicole Lisa Gaelebale Miss World Botswana 2017, Gabrielle Vilela Miss World Brazil 2017, Cynthia Menard Miss World Canada 2017, Kisanet Molla Miss World Ethiopia 2017 and Adè van Heerden Miss World South Africa 2017.
Group 7 – Aida Karamehmedovic Miss World Bosnia and Herzegovina 2017, Aletxa Marie Mueses Santana Miss World Dominican Republic 2017, Destiny Cruz Miss World Guam 2017, Celia Monterrosa Miss World Honduras 2017, Ólafía Ósk Finnsdóttir Miss World Iceland 2017 and Wan Ling Lan Miss World Macau 2017.
Group 8 – Helena Tselepi Miss World Cyprus 2017, Lauren Mc Donagh Miss World Ireland 2017, Magline Jeruto Miss World Kenya 2017, Enkhjin Tseveendash Miss World Mongolia 2017, Polina Popova Miss World Russia 2017 and Laanya Ezra Asogan Miss World Singapore 2017.
Group 9 – Veronika Stefanova Miss World Bulgaria 2017, Romina Zeballos Avellan Miss World Ecuador 2017, Fátima Cuéllar Molina Miss World El Salvador 2017, Adriana Gerxhalija Miss World Finland 2017, Maria Psilou Miss World Greece 2017 and Manushi Chhillar Miss World India 2017.
Group 10 – Anouk Stephanie Helen Eman Miss World Aruba 2017, Afua Asieduwaa Akrofi Miss World Ghana 2017, Virág Koroknyai Miss World Hungary 2017, Achintya Holte Nilsen Miss World Indonesia 2017, Tonkham Mc Jennie Phonchanheuang Miss World Laos 2017 and Philisantha van Deuren Miss World Netherlands 2017.
Group 11 – Siyu Guan Miss World China 2017, Amanda Petri Miss World Denmark 2017, Catalina Mangue Ondo Biye Miss World Equatorial Guinea 2017, Emily Wong Miss World Hong Kong 2017, Ana Badaneu Miss World Moldova 2017 and Polina Tkach Miss World Ukraine 2017.
Group 12 – Tea Mlinaric Miss World Croatia 2017, Stephanie Hill Miss World England 2017, Nanise Noel Ragarau Rainima Miss World Fiji 2017, Virginia Argueta Miss World Guatemala 2017, Mihaela Bosca Miss World Romania 2017 and Nar Codou Diouf Miss World Senegal 2017.
Group 13 – Wokie Dolo Miss World Liberia 2017, Michela Galea Miss World Malta 2017, Annie Evans Miss World New Zealand 2017, Ugochi Mitchel Ihezue Miss World Nigeria 2017, Hanka Závodná Miss World Slovakia 2017 and Emna Abdelhedi Miss World Tunisia 2017.
Group 14 – Tea Babic Miss World Montenegro 2017, Magdalena Bienkowska Miss World Poland 2017, Elsa Iradukunda Miss World Rwanda 2017, Hilary Joubert Miss World Seychelles 2017, Hanna-Louise Haag Tuvér Miss World Sweden 2017 and Ana Carolina Ugarte Pelayo Miss World Venezuela 2017
Group 15 – Vena Mookram Miss World Guyana 2017, Haruka Yamashita Miss World Japan 2017, Cynthia Pamela Sánchez Silva Miss World Peru 2017, Maja Zupan Miss World Slovenia 2017, Julitha Kabete Miss World Tanzania 2017 and Melina Carballo Fagúndez Miss World Uruguay 2017.
Group 16 – Alma Andrea Meza Carmona Miss World Mexico 2017, América Monserrath Allen Rojas Miss World Nicaragua 2017, Anna Henry Miss World Northern Ireland 2017, Celine Herregården Miss World Norway 2017, Romy McCahill Miss World Scotland 2017 and Dusheni Silva Miss World Sri Lanka 2017.
Group 17 – Mpoi Mahao Miss World Lesotho 2017, Ei Kyawt Khaing Miss World Myanmar 2017, Laura Victoria Lehmann Miss World Philippines 2017, Andelija Rogic Miss World Serbia 2017, Milkey Phatlada Kulphakthanapat Miss World Thailand 2017 and Asli Sümen Miss World Turkey 2017.
Group 18 – Arual Longar Miss World South Sudan 2017, Maria Elisabeth Tulián Marín Miss World Spain 2017, Do My Linh Miss World Vietnam 2017, Hannah Elizabeth Williams Miss World Wales 2017 and Chiedza Lorraine Mhosva Miss World Zimbabwe 2017.
Group 19 – Haeun Kim Sitlinger Miss World South Korea 2017, Perla El Helou Miss World Lebanon 2017, Julianne Britton Miss World Panama 2017, Chandini Chanka Miss World Trinidad and Tobago 2017 and Clarissa Bowers Miss World United States of America 2017.
Group 20 – Cristilene dos Santos Miss World Cape Verde 2017, Mary Chibula Miss World Zambia 2017, Helina Hewlett Miss World British Virgin Islands 2017, Gulbanu Azimkhanova Miss World Kazakhstan 2017 and Kristin Amaya Miss World Cayman Islands 2017.