Megan Young is Miss World PH 2013

Posted at 08/19/13 12:53 AM

Megan Young (center) and the rest of the winners of Miss World Philippines 2013 pose for a photo after the coronation night on Sunday at the Solaire Resort and Casino in Pasay City. Photo by ABS-CBNnews.com

MANILA - Actress Megan Lynn Young was named Miss World Philippines 2013 at the coronation night held at the Solaire Resort and Casino in Pasay City on Sunday. 

The 23-year-old Filipina-American will represent the Philippines in the Miss World 2013 pageant in Indonesia in September.

Young is an alumna of Pinoy Big Brother Celebrity Edition 2 and starred in several ABS-CBN shows including "Precious Hearts Romances," "Maalaala Mo Kaya" and "Betty La Fea."

She earlier said that joining the Miss World Philippines was one of the things she had always wanted to do.

"There are many risks in joining this pageant, but it's only something that happens once in a lifetime. It's now or never!" said Young. 

The following are the runners-up of the 2013 Miss World Philippines:

  • First Princess - Janicel Lubina
  • Second Princess - Zahra Saldua
  • Third Princess - Bianca Paz
  • Fourth Princess - Omarie Linn Osuna