This morning, Yue-Sai Kan, President and National Director of Miss Universe China, announced that Nora Xu has relinquished her title of Miss China 2014. Xu is only 19 and she continues her college education, her parents did not want her to suspend her schooling to fulfill her duties.
According to Critical Beauty, the organization wishes Nora all the best in her future career, but is also excited to welcome Karen Hu (HU Yanliang) as the new Miss China.
Karen is 24 years old, 1.80 m tall and a graduate of the Beijing Film Academy. She is an accomplished athlete and photographer, with her own studio in Beijing, and has graced numerous magazine editorials and high fashion runways in China.
Karen is also fluent in English. She is currently training in Shanghai and will travel to New York for a month of preparation in December.