Puerto Rican crowned Miss World 2016

Puerto Rico's Stephanie Del Valle beats out the competition to be crowned Miss World at a ceremony near Washington D.C.
Puerto Rico's Miss Stephanie Del Valle (fourth from left), who has been crowned Miss World 2016, taking the stage during the grand final of this year's pageant in the United States on Sunday with finalists (from left) Miss Philippines Catriona Elisa
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Puerto Rico's Miss Stephanie Del Valle (fourth from left), who has been crowned Miss World 2016, taking the stage during the grand final of this year's pageant in the United States on Sunday with finalists (from left) Miss Philippines Catriona Elisa Gray; Miss Dominican Republic Yaritza Miguelina Reyes Ramirez, who is the first runner-up; Miss Indonesia Natasha Mannuela, who is in third place; and Miss Kenya Evelyn Njambi Thungu. Contestants from more than 100 countries took part in the 66th edition of the pageant, held at the MGM National Harbor resort near Washington, DC.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 20, 2016, with the headline 'Puerto Rican crowned Miss World 2016'. Print Edition | Subscribe