Katharine Walker Wins Miss World Northern Ireland 2018
Katharine Walker was crowned as Miss World Northern Ireland 2018 in the grand finale of Miss Northern Ireland 2018 which took place on May 28, 2018 at the Europa Hotel in Belfast. Katharine Walker succeeds Anna Henry as the new Miss World Northern Ireland and would now be representing Northern Ireland at Miss World 2018 wherein Manushi Chhillar of India will crown her successor as next Miss World.
The grand finale of Miss Northern Ireland 2018 was hosted by former beauty queen, Zoe Salmon-Corrie and UTV’s, Marc Mallett.
During the same event, Lucy Spratt was titled as the first runner up and Klaudia Gorska was adjudged as the second runner up.
Northern Ireland has been competing at Miss World pageant since 2000 and is yet to get its first Miss World. Leanne McDowell was the last woman from the nation to place at Miss World pageant in 2015 wherein she was adjudged as Top 20 semi-finalist.