26-year-old 'dark horse' crowned Miss Asia 2012

23 January 2013 / 3 years 9 months ago

Source: On.ccPhotos: China Daily, On.cc, Oriental DailyA 26-year-old student pursuing a Masters' Degree has been crowned Miss Asia 2012 on Monday (Jan 21) after she did enough to fend off competition from 17 other contestants.Amy Chen was not expected to win on the night but her star shone through during the finals, which resulted in her pipping the hot favourite Annie Qi to the title.When asked about her post-pageant plans, Chen revealed that she plans to take a stab into the entertainment industry as she has an interest in singing and travelling.However, she also said that her top priority is to work on her Cantonese, which may not be fantastic as she comes from a Taiwanese immigrant family.Here are some of the winners from the ATV Miss Asia 2012 pageant:Winner: Amy Chen1st Runner-Up: Annie Qi2nd Runner-up: Svetlana GulakovaMiss Photogenic: Vika KongMiss Friendship: Thitka UchupaiboonvongPerfect Figure Award: Mindy HsuPerfect Skin Award: Bianca Wong Stamegna

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