Published: Monday 19 December, 2016

Stephanie Del Valle of Puerto Rico is Miss World 2016; PH Bet in Top 5

And the winner of Miss World 2016 is… Miss Puerto Rico!

Stephanie Del Valle

Miss World 2016 Stephanie Del Valle. (PHOTO: Miss World/Twitter)

Stephanie Del Valle of Puerto Rico is the new Miss World. Del Valle bested more than 100 other Miss World 2016 Contestants from over the globe to claim the coveted blue crown and bring it home to Puerto Rico.

Del Valle was crowned Miss World 2016 during Sunday night’s (Monday morning in Manila) pageant held at the MGM National Harbor resort in Maryland, USA. Miss Dominican Republic was named first runner-up while Miss Indonesia finished third.

Miss World Philippines, the heavy favorite to win the title, was in the Top 5 along with Miss Kenya.

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Stephanie Del Valle is the second Miss World winner from Puerto Rico after Wilnelia Merced who won the crown in 1975.

Miss World 2016 Stephanie Del Valle, Miss Puerto Rico

The new Miss World 2016! (PHOTO: Miss World/Twitter)

The full results are as follows:

Miss World 2016: Puerto Rico Puerto Rico – Stephanie Del Valle
1st Runner-Up: Dominican Republic – Yaritza Reyes
2nd Runner-Up: Indonesia – Natasha Mannuela

Top 5
Kenya – Evelyn Thungu
Philippines – Catriona Gray

Top 11
Belgium – Lenty Frans
Brazil – Beatrice Fontoura
China PR – Jing Kong
Korea – Hyun Wang
Mongolia – Bayartsetseg Altangerel
United States – Audra Mari

Top 20
Australia – Madeline Cowe
Cook Islands – Natalia Short
France – Morgane Edvige
Ghana – Antoinette Delali Kemavor
Hungary – Tímea Gelencsér
India – Priyadarshini Chatterjee
Japan – Priyanka Yoshikawa
Slovakia – Kristína Činčurová
Thailand – Jinnita Buddee

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Continental Queens of Beauty
Africa: Kenya – Evelyn Thungu
Americas: Brazil – Beatrice Fontoura
Asia & Oceania: Indonesia – Natasha Mannuela
Caribbean: Puerto Rico – Stephanie Del Valle
Europe: Belgium – Lenty Frans

Source(s) :

Wikipedia, Twitter