Kim Joo-ri was crowned as Miss Seoul 2009 before competing in Miss Korea 2009. She was one of the top 20 finalists of Miss World Beach Beauty competition which took place at Zimbali Resort, Kwazulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa on November 25, 2009 and she also won 1st runner up in the Miss World 2009 Talent competition.
Kim Joo-ri Miss Universe 2010 Headshots
At the Miss World 2009, she placed in the final Top 16, and won Beauty Queen of Asia. Korea’s last placement was Oh Eun-young in 2005. She later was announced in top 100 Miss Grand Slam and finished 56th place due to her semifinal position in Miss World.