Miss Philippines crowns Miss World 2013

Winner: Miss Philippines Megan Young has been crowned Miss World in a glittering finale despite threats by Islamist groups to disrupt the competition
Miss Philippines has been crowned Miss World in a glittering finale despite threats by Islamist groups to disrupt the competition. See more photos and videos after the cut.

Megan Young of the Philippines smiles after being named Miss World 2013, during the grand final of the pageant
Smiling: Ms Young beat 127 contestants vying for the crown - all of whom took to the stage wearing a range of shimmering and sequined evening gowns
Stunned: The brunette beauty gasped and held her hands to her mouth as she was named Miss World 2013
Beauties:Miss France Marine Lorphelin (second left) was crowned runner-up, while Miss Ghana Carranzar Naa Okailey Shooter (right) came in third
Sparkling: Ms Young, who took the crown from last year's winner Wenxia Yu of China, was born in the United States