Açelya Samyeli Danoğlu, a Turkish beauty actually born in Germany, is the new Miss Turkey 2012. She will represent Turkey in the Miss World 2012 competition in Ordos, China.
She is 1.83 m-tall. Açelya was a pre-pageant favorite and her victory was celebrated by many.
Çağıl Özge Özkul, from Ankara, 1.80 m-tall, placed second, and was crowned Miss Turkey Universe. She will represent Turkey in the Miss Universe 2012 pageant in December.
Her placement was considered a surprise, since candidate number 5, Merve Sari, was expected to be picked to go to one of the Big 2″, and ended up excluded from the top 4″.
Miss Turkey Earth is Ilknur Melis Durasi and Miss Turkey International 2012 is Meltem Tuzuner.