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In Pictures: Toni Ann Singh of Jamaica wins Miss World title

Updated : 2019-12-15 12:19:50

Jamaica's Toni-Ann Singh was crowned as Miss World 2019 on Saturday and said she wanted to use her title to work for "sustainable change" for women and their children. Asked about the value of beauty contests in today's world of MeToo# and the drive for equality and respect for women, the 23-year-old graduate of Florida State University said beauty for her was the least important aspect of her achievement.

Toni Ann Singh of Jamaica celebrates winning next to Miss World 2018 Vanessa Ponce de Leon of Mexico during the Miss World final in London, Britain. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
Toni Ann Singh of Jamaica celebrates winning next to Miss World 2018 Vanessa Ponce de Leon of Mexico during the Miss World final in London, Britain. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
Jamaica's Toni-Ann Singh was crowned as Miss World 2019 on Saturday and said she wanted to use her title to work for
Jamaica's Toni-Ann Singh was crowned as Miss World 2019 on Saturday and said she wanted to use her title to work for "sustainable change" for women and their children. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
Asked about the value of beauty contests in today's world of MeToo# and the drive for equality and respect for women, the 23-year-old graduate of Florida State University said beauty for her was the least important aspect of her achievement. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
Asked about the value of beauty contests in today's world of MeToo# and the drive for equality and respect for women, the 23-year-old graduate of Florida State University said beauty for her was the least important aspect of her achievement. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
Singh, who sang a version of the late singer Whitney Houston's
Singh, who sang a version of the late singer Whitney Houston's "I have nothing" in the competition, received her crown from last year's winner, Vanessa Ponce of Mexico. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
Describing herself as a
Describing herself as a "changed woman" after the experience of taking part in the Miss World competition, Singh added: "There's no way I could chalk it up to just being about beauty, because that's the last on the list, honestly." REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
Miss World 2019 Toni Ann Singh of Jamaica celebrates winning the Miss World final. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
Miss World 2019 Toni Ann Singh of Jamaica celebrates winning the Miss World final. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
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