Reigning Miss Botswana, Nicole Gaelebale has failed to secure a place in the Miss World top 40 through the head to head challenge losing it to Miss Bangladesh.
Gaelebale is currently in China for the Miss World grand finale, which will be hosted on Sunday in Sanya.
The head to head challenge is a new criteria used to select top finalists who will compete on the grand finale, it is more of a Q and A combined with a presentation, digital votes and Facebook likes also contributed to the winner of each group. Contestants from different countries were put into groups of six for this challenge. She was in Group Six which had Canada, Ethiopia, Botswana, Brazil, Bangladesh and South Africa.
Gaelebale recently posted a video on her Facebook page addressing her followers that she did not make it in the head to head challenge.
“Hie everyone I want take this time to let you know you that the winner of the fast track event for group six has been officially announced and Bangladesh won, non the less a huge thank you to every individual that has been voting for me. Make sure on the 18th of this month you stay up to date with all social
Through the head to head challenge, eight contestants have secured their places in the grand finale as part of the top 40 finalists. Other competitions such as beauty with a purpose are yet to take place and fast track some models into the top 40.
The Miss World team recently announced the Beauty With a Purpose top 20 semi finalists and Gaelebale is not part of the selected contestants. The battle of getting into the top 40 is getting tough for her but she sounds hopeful that she will make it.
Recently Miss Nigeria was crowned Miss World Top model with that development she was fast tracked into the top 40. While Miss Dominican Republic won the Miss Sportswoman final.
This Saturday beauties will lock horns during the Miss World grand finale as they battle for the crown.