Despite being far from the tallest girl in the line-up, fan-favourite Grace Chan has been crowned 2013's Miss Hong Kong.
She secured some 170,000 votes, putting her well ahead of runner-up Sisley Choi who earned 110,000. Second runner up was Moon Lau, who earned just 60,000 votes.
After her comes Virginia Lau from Beijing, followed by Vicky Chan.
A total of 530,000 votes were cast in the contest, fifty percent of which were from professional and celebrity judge evaluations, while the last fifty percent were from the audience.
Winner Grace Chan, 22 years old, is a college graduate and was early favorite in the pageant. In the Miss Hong Kong semifinals on August 25, Grace was among the five contestants chosen by the audience.
She also bagged the Miss Photogenic and Tourism Ambassador award, as well as Audience’s Current Favorite and Media’s Favorite at earlier functions.
Grace aspires to become a successful television presenter and artist.