Miss World 2016
Miss Puerto Rico Stephanie Del Valle reacts to being named Miss World. Reuters

Miss World 2017 is all geared up for its 67th edition and is set to kick start in just a few hours. The world beauty pageant will be held at the Sanya City Arena in Sanya, China.

118 contestants will be competing from all over the world for the crown of world's most beautiful woman.Stephanie Del Valle of Puerto Rico will crown her successor.

Contestants are already advancing to the top 40 of the Miss World 2017 beauty pageant. The top 40 will be chosen based on public voting, fast-track events and the votes of the judges. The top 25 will be selected from the top 40, followed by top 8 from where the top 3 will be announced. India, Philippines, Vietnam, Bangladesh are already through to top 40.

Keep your fingers crossed and keep voting for your favourite contestants. Check out the list of the contestants in the top 40 and watch the miss world 2017 live.

Avril Marco- Argentina

Avril Marco
Avril Marco www.missworld.com

Jessia Islam- Bangladesh

Jessia Islam
Jessia Islam www.missworld.com

Maria Daza- Colombia

Maria Daza
Maria Daza www.missworld.com

Aletxa Mueses- Dominican Republic

Aletxa Mueses
Aletxa Mueses www.missworld.com

Aurore Kichenin- France

Aurore Kichenin
Aurore Kichenin www.missworld.com

Virginia Argueta- Guatemala

Virginia Argueta
Virginia Argueta www.missworld.com

Manushi Chhillar- India

Manushi Chhillar
Manushi Chhillar www.missworld.com

Achintya Holte Nilsen- Indonesia

Achintya Holte Nilsen
Achintya Holte Nilsen www.missworld.com

Conny Notarstefano- Italy

Conny Notarstefano
Conny Notarstefano www.missworld.com

Gul'banu Azimkhan- Kazakhstan

Gul'banu Azimkhan
Gul'banu Azimkhan www.missworld.com

Perla Helou- Lebanon

Perla Helou
Perla Helou www.missworld.com

Wokie Dolo- Liberia

Wokie Dolo
Wokie Dolo www.missworld.com

Cloe Lan Wan-Ling- Macau

Cloe Lan Wan-Ling
Cloe Lan Wan-Ling www.missworld.com

Michela Galea- Malta

Michela Galea
Michela Galea www.missworld.com

Andrea Meza- Mexico

Andrea Meza
Andrea Meza www.missworld.com

Ana Badaneu- Moldova

Ana Badaneu
Ana Badaneu www.missworld.com

Enkhjin Tseveendash- Mongolia

Enkhjin Tseveendash
Enkhjin Tseveendash www.missworld.com

Nikita Chandak- Nepal

Nikita Chandak
Nikita Chandak www.missworld.com

Ugochi Ihezheu- Nigeria

Ugochi Ihezue
Ugochi Ihezue www.missworld.com

Pamela Sánchez- Peru

Pamela Sánchez
Pamela Sánchez www.missworld.com

Laura Lehmann- Philippines

Laura Lehmann
Laura Lehmann www.missworld.com

Ana Carolina Ugarte- Venezuela

Ana Carolina Ugarte
Ana Carolina Ugarte www.missworld.com

Đỗ Mỹ Linh- Vietnam

Đỗ Mỹ Linh
Đỗ Mỹ Linh www.missworld.com

Viewers around the world will be able to watch the beauty pageant live. The event will be aired by E!Entertainment, Estrella TV and DirectTV all over the world. In India, the show will be aired on Romedy Now and in the Philippines in GMA Network.

For online streaming, viewers can keep an eye on the YouTube channel of Miss World and can also watch it live here. The official page of Miss World on Facebook and Twitter will also be releasing latest updates, all the way from China.