Akuany Ayuen is crowned as Miss South Sudan 2016 and succeeds Ajaa Kiir Monchol Deng as Miss South Sudan. Akuany will now represent South Sudan in Miss World 2016 pageant that will be held in the United States of America in December 2016. The finals of Miss South Sudan were held at New Sudan Palace Hotel along Airport Drive in Juba on 8th October 2016.
Akuany Ayuen is 20 years of age. She works as a model in Kenya and has also won the title of Miss South Sudan Kenya.
South Sudan is considered to be Africa’s powerhouse in Miss World. Often called the youngest country in the world, they made their debut with the fabulous Atong Demach in Miss World 2012. Atong won Top Model & topped interviews. She was eventually adjudged as 3rd runner-up and Miss World Africa 2012. Manuela Modong wore the South Sudan sash with pride in Miss World 2013 and was among the Top 10 finalists in Top Model contest. In 2014, Awiyen Agoth Kuanyin from Illinois, USA represented South Sudan at Miss World. She was Top 5 in Top Model and topped the interview round. She was among Top 25 beauties in the finals. In 2015, Ajaa Kiir Monchol Deng was among the Top 20 Finalists of Miss World 2015.
Akuany Ayuen is an experienced model. She is tall and has lot of presence. Hopes will be high from this beauty at Miss World 2016!