OXON HILL, United States (AFP) – Stephanie del Valle of Puerto Rico was delegated Miss World 2016 on Sunday, pushing out runners-up from the Dominican Republic and Indonesia, and delights from around the world.
Del Valle, 19, is a chestnut looked at brunette understudy who communicates in Spanish, English and French, and would like to get into media outlets.
Delegated by Miss World 2015 Mireia Lalaguna of Spain, del Valle called it a “respect and an extraordinary duty” to speak to her Caribbean country.
To begin with runner-up was Yaritza Miguelina Reyes Ramirez of the Dominican Republic, trailed by Miss World Indonesia Natasha Mannuela.
Challengers from Kenya and Catriona Gray of the Philippines likewise were in the last five.
Canada’s Miss World agent, Chinese-conceived Anastasia Lin was involved in a debate when exhibition authorities supposedly cautioned her against addressing the press for three weeks about human rights manhandle in China. She was given the green light again on Wednesday.
A year ago, China blocked Lin from going to a similar challenge when it was held in the city of Sanya.