China’s Yu Wenxia has been crowned the 2012 Miss World in the Inner Mongolian city of Ordos.

This is the second time Miss China has been awarded the title. The last time was in 2007 when Zhang Zilin took the honour.

The first runner-up is Sophie Elizabeth Moulds of Wales and the second runner-up is Jessica Michelle Kahawaty of Australia.

The 23-year-old Yu is a music student who says she wants to become a music teacher and work with the poor.