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Toni-Ann Singh to continue reign with Miss World cancellation

Jamaica’s Toni-Ann Singh will remain as Miss World for one more year with the retraction of the global event declared yesterday, July 29., July 29.

The pageant said its 70th arranging will be pushed back to the later date in 2021 because of the effect of the coronavirus (COVID-19).

“Safety is paramount as we continue to fight against COVID-19”, said Chairman and CEO of Miss World, Julia Morley. “We look forward to welcoming the Miss World family to our very special celebrations next year.”

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The pageant said the country that will host the event and venue will be confirmed soon.

Reigning Miss World Toni-Ann Singh (center) with former winners Cindy Breakspeare (left) and Lisa Hanna.

Singh followed in the path of 3 different Jamaicans who have been delegated Miss World when she won the title last December. Past Jamaican victors including Carole Joan Crawford (1963), Cindy Breakspeare (1976) and Lisa Hanna (1993).

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The 24-year old won the talent competition on her way to beating out more than 100 women to the crown.

The Miss International, another of the ‘Big Four’ global pageants – which includes Miss Universe and Miss Earth – has also announced its cancellation for this year’s staging.

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