Mariann Birkedal is the reigning Miss Norway World 2010 beauty, and after winning the Miss World Top Model 2010 event, she becomes a top favorite at the 2010 Miss World pageant, that takes place on October 31 in Sanya, China.
Miss Norway World 2010 Mariann Birkedal
Miss Norway World 2010 Mariann Birkedal, 23, also represented Norway at the Miss Universe 2008 pageant, before winning the 2010 Froken Norge earlier this year. On October 23, the brunette won the Miss World Top Model fast-track event and becomes the third contestant to be placed among the Top 25 semifinalists of the 2010 Miss World finals. Miss Puerto Rico and Miss Northern Ireland are the other two contestants who have made it to the Top 25, after winning the Miss World Beach Beauty and Miss World Sports Woman titles respectively.
The gorgeous Miss Russia Irina Sharipova and Miss USA Alexandria Mills took the second and third spots are the Miss World Top Model event.
The win for Miss Norway is indeed a huge step closer to the crown, since it makes her the first Norwegian in eight years to make it to the semi-finals of the Miss World.
It really looks like her hard work, beauty and experience has helped her a big deal, because with her Miss World Top Model win, and after coming third at the Miss World Beach Beauty and Miss World Sports Woman events this year; Mariann Birkedal has become a top favorite at Miss World 2010.