Thursday, July 11, 2013
The new Miss Sri Lanka World 2013 Iresha Asanki (center) with her two runners-up, Sharon Huyghebaert (left) and Chulakshi Ranathunga (right)
Miss Sri Lanka for Miss World 2013 has been crowned. Iresha Asanki De Silva was named the winner of this year's Siyatha Lux Miss Sri Lanka 2013 at the final pageant held at Hilton Hotel, Colombo.
Most Beautiful of Sri Lanka: (left to right), Second Runner-up Sharon Huyghebaert, Miss Sri Lanka World 2013 Iresha Asanki, and First Runner-up Chulakshi Ranathunga
Bouquet Queen: Miss Sri Lanka World 2013 Iresha Asanki De Silva
Iresha, who is 1.7 m tall (5' 7"), is a resident of Ratmalana ,who has been educated in Buddhist Ladies College in Colombo, and she is currently working as a model. She will now compete in the upcoming Miss World 2013 pageant. The Finals will be on September 28, 2013 in Indonesia. In terms of Country Rankings at Miss World, Miss Sri Lanka ranks No. 60 (out of 95). Having reached the Semifinals and the highest place ever, reaching 3rd Runner Up, back in 1953 at the 3rd Annual Miss World pageant when the country of Sri Lanka was Ceylon.
The 11 contestants for "Siyatha Lux" Miss Sri Lanka for Miss World 2013
Crowning Moment: Miss Sri Lanka 2012 Sumudu Prasadini crowning the new Miss Sri Lanka 2013 Iresha Asanki
Model beauty: Iresha, Miss Sri Lanka for Miss world 2013 works as model in Sri Lanka
Congrats to Iresha and Best of Luck at Miss World 2013!