Puerto Rico’s Stephanie Del Valle crowned Miss World 2016

Puerto Rico’s Stephanie Del Valle was crowned Miss World 2016 on Sunday, winning the top prize in the 66th edition of the pageant held this year in the United States.

Miss Puerto Rico Stephanie Del Valle. Image by: Joshua Roberts / Reuters

Miss Puerto Rico Stephanie Del Valle.
Image by: Joshua Roberts / Reuters

The 19-year-old law and communications student said it was an “honour and a great responsibility” to represent her country.

The first runner-up was Yaritza Miguelina Reyes Ramirez of the Dominican Republic, followed by second runner-up Natasha Mannuela from Indonesia.

The top five finalists also included Evelyn Njambi Thungu from Kenya, and Catriona Elisa Gray from the Philippines.

Contestants from more than 100 countries took part in the Miss World beauty pageant, held at National Harbor near Washington, D.C.
Reuters

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