KUALA LUMPUR: Yvonne Chong from Kuala Lumpur has been crowned Miss Plus World Malaysia 2024 after having triumphed in the grand finals held at Galaxy International Convention Centre (SICC) here last Thursday (on Jan 18).
Yvonne has also won the subsidiary title of Miss Beautiful Skin 2024.
As for the Mrs category, Zainoriah Binti Din emerged as the winner of Mrs Plus Intercontinental Malaysia 2024, and also took home the subsidiary title of Mrs Gorgeous 2024.
The two champions of Miss Plus World Malaysia and Mrs Plus Intercontinental Malaysia 2024 will represent Malaysia at the international pageant Miss Plus World 2024 that will be held in USA this year.
At the same event, Jenny Tey was selected 1st runner up- Jenny Tey and Rosy anak Tian Lin 2nd runner up for the Mrs category.
The 1st and 2nd runner ups at the Miss category are Alice Francis and Heng Kai Sin. Alice also won Miss Best Talent title and Heng Kai won Miss Photogenic title.
The 3rd runner up and 4th runner up are Chlistine Liew and Sammie Ong. They also won subsidiary titles of Miss Beautiful Smile 2024 and Miss Elegant 2024 respectively.
3rd runner up and 4th runner up in the Mrs category are Selvi Krishnan and Rahila Abdul Rahim’. They also won Best Catwalk and Popularity respectively.
Noreeny Manggie was also crowned Miss Plus World Malaysia 2024 All-Nation Ambassador, while the Humanitarian Ambassador title went to Elena Tong as a recognition for her outstanding commitment to the platform.
Miss Plus World Malaysia is the official preliminary to the Miss Plus World International that is being held yearly in the USA.
The event, which was organized by Monkii Holdings Sdn Bhd under Mr Nicklaus Chia, June Chow, and Megan Tan, has seen over 500 attendees, including the VVIPs, celebrities, beauty queens, sponsors, and supporters.
Among the VVIPs attended and graced the event were Yang Mulia Tengku Dato’ Dr. Hishammuddin Zaizi bin Y.A.M Tengku Bendahara Azman Shah, and Yang Mulia Raja Omar Bin Raja Abdullah Omar , Duli Yang Amat Mulia Tunku Soraya binti Almarhum Tengku Abdul Aziz, Yang Mulia Dr. Raja Putra Shah, the CEO of Atelier Clinic Dr. Sam Kuan, and the Co-founder of Phytoscience Puan Sri Datin Sri Ela Tan.
The main sponsors of this event were Atelier Clinic and Phyto Science Sdn Bhd.
The National Director of MPWM Ziinine Britshi in his opening speech said, ” MPWM has become the number 1 most prestigious beauty pageant for Plus size ladies and models across the country, and it has received overwhelming demands since its establishment in Malaysia in 2020.”
The MPWM beauty pageant offers an exceptional opportunity for plus-size women to showcase their worth, and inherent beauty, both inside and out.
The pageant aims to elevate women’ s beauty , intelligence, confidence, and engage them in humanitarian services. It also promotes a healthy lifestyle, body positivity and women empowerment.
The pageant contest is open to all plus women and models, aged 20 to 55, size L to XXL, single or married.
For more information, visit Miss Plus World Malaysia Facebook.