23-year-old Zhang Zilin won the Miss World 2007 contest, where she performed as Miss China. Miss Angola took second place and Miss Mexico came in third. In the selection process, the number of participants was reduced from 106 to 16, and then to five.
The jury evaluated the contestants in several disciplines, including physical fitness, style, dress, personal characteristics and beauty. Zhang Zilin is the highest of the participants, her growth is 182 centimeters. She works as a secretary.
In a forty-second interview, the new Miss World said it was supported by 1.3 billion people, meaning the entire population of China.
The Miss World contest has been held 57 times. The competition was watched by two billion viewers from two hundred countries of the world. In 2006, the title “Miss World” was received by 18-year-old Czech Tatana Kucharova.