Miss World 2016: The breathtaking photos you have to see


Puerto Rico’s Stephanie De Valle!

Miss World 2016 is...Stephanie Del Valle from Puerto Rico!

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The 19-year-old student was crowned the new Miss World on Sunday night at the pageant in Washington in the state US state of Maryland.

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Yaritza Miguelina Reyes Ramirez of the Dominican Republic and Indonesia’s Natasha Mannuela were crowned first and second princess respectively.

Miss World 2016: 1st Runner Up

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Miss World 2016: 2nd Runner Up

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The brunette beauty, who is studying communication science and law at a university in New York, is fluent in Spanish, French, and English - and is also a talented musician. Read more: Our beautiful Miss SA is ready for Miss World! The former Miss World, Mireia Lalaguna of Spain, placed the crown on an overwhelmed Stephanie's head.

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Stephanie’s pink dress was a reminder of the soft pink design which South African Rolene Strauss sported when she took the title in 2014.

Rolene recently celebrated her reign by posting a picture on Instagram accompanied by a heartfelt caption. Read more: Miss SA’s exquisite Miss World gown will take your breath away! “Today marks a very special day in my life... Exactly two years ago I walked this stage, no longer as Miss South Africa, but as the reigning Miss World. I sometimes wonder why all of these blessings come my way and feel guilty at times. All I can say is that my heart is overflowing with joy, peace and gratefulness.”

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South Africa’s Ntando Kunene (24) unfortunately didn’t reach the final rounds but looked breath-taking nonetheless.

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Ntando grew up in Mkhondo close to Piet Retief and took her parents along to the pageant.

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Her parents, Christopher and Baby, previously told YOU how proud they are of their daughter.

“I can’t even express how proud I am and how I feel right now. And as her parents we’ll do all we can to support her and adjust to what life brings her,” said Christopher.

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