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Mireia Lalaguna Royo, from Barcelona has been crowned the winner of the of this year's Miss World pageant.

 

Mireia Lalaguna Royo is a Spanish model who sets the record of being the first Miss World from Spain.

 

The university graduate who hold a degree in Pharmacology impressed the judges with her public speaking skill beating other 113 women to emerge the queen of the world.

The event which was held at the Crown of Beauty Theatre in Sanya, China hosted hundreds of beauty queens, other winners include Sofia Nikitchuk, a 22-year-old university student from Yekaterinburg, in Russia, as the runner-up and master’s student Maria Harfanti, 23, from Indonesia, who came in third place. Miss Jamaica and Miss Lebanon were also in the final five. 

Miss Scotland Mhairi Fergusson and Miss Northern Ireland Leanne McDowell made it into the top 20. 

Anyadike Unoaku a final year psychology student at the University of Ibadan represented Nigeria in the pageantry.

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