Miss World 2016: Stephanie Del Valle from Puerto Rico wins the crown

Stephanie Del Valle won the title.

Miss World 2016
Stephanie Del Valle has won the Miss World 2016 crown Reuters

Stephanie Del Valle has won the Miss World 2016 crown, beating 116 other contestants at a glittering ceremony held at the MGM National Harbor. She was handed her crown by the reigning Miss World 2015, Mireia Lalaguna, and was cheered on by second and third runners-up, Dominican Republic and Indonesia.

All the contestants of Miss World contest went through a series of activities and events before the live pageant begins and were awarded scores for the same. This year the beauty queens were given five challenges including Beauty with a Purpose, Multimedia, Sports, Talent, and Top Model.

Miss World 2016 Multimedia Winner is Philippines

Miss World 2016 Talent Winner is Mongolia

Miss World 2016 Top Model Winner is PR China

Miss World 2016 Sports Winner is Cook Islands

Miss World 2016 Beauty with a Purpose Winner is Indonesia

The Miss World contest is one of the oldest international beauty pageants was first started in the UK in 1951 by Eric Morley. The contest was introduced as part of the Festival of Britain.

It is customary for the newly crowned Miss World to spend their winning year in London and travel around the world representing the Miss World Organisation (MWO) and its causes.

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