Miss Puerto Rico crowned Miss World 2016

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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 in the U.S.

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

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

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 the National Harbor near Washington, D.C. (Reuters/NAN)

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