WASHINGTON, December 19. /TASS/. Puerto Rico’s Stephanie Del Valle was crowned Miss World 2016 during the pageant in Maryland, the United States, on Sunday.
The second runner-up was the Dominican Republic's Yaritza Miguelina Reyes Ramirez, and the third runner-up was Indonesia's Natasha Mannuela. The results were officially announced by the jury.
The Miss World pageant took place at MGM National Harbor resort and casino in Oxon Hill. Stephanie Del Valle, 19, received the crown from the Miss World 2015 winner, Mireia Lalaguna from Mexico.
Russia was represented by the 18-year-old Yana Dobrovolskaya from the oil-rich Tyumen region. She won the title of Miss Russia 2016 in April.
The contestants from Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Hungary, Ghana, India, Kenya, China, South Korea, the Cook Islands, Mongolia, Slovakia, the US, Thailand, the Philippines, France and Japan also made it to the top 20. A total of 117 contestants took part in the pageant.