|Sportsbook.com has released odds on who will win the 55th Miss World competition in China later this year.|
The early odds makers' favourites are Miss Italy, Sofia Bruscoli, and Miss Philippines, Carlene Aguillar. Both women stand at 12-1 odds for the event to be held on December 9, 2005. Other favourites for the crown include the representatives from Canada, and England with odds at 15-1.
Alex Czajkowski, Marketing Director, Sportsbook.com, said, 'The Miss World contest is in its 55th year and continues to be one of the most prestigious and watched television programs around the world. Everybody loves to bet and these pageants are a real attraction.'
In the history of the event two nations have produced more Miss World winners than any other - India and Venezuela with five a piece. Miss India is a 30-1 bet this year with Miss Venezuela at 40-1.