Mireia Lalaguna Royo of Spain crowned Miss World 2015

Miss World 2015: Mireia Lalaguna Royo


And the winner of the 2015 Miss World pageant is…. from Barcelona in Spain, Miss Spain Mireia Lalaguna Royo!

Mireia Lalaguna Royo, a 23-year-old model from Barcelona, won the international beauty pageant, which took place on Saturday in Sanya, China.

A total of 114 women competed. Miss Russia, Sofia Nikitchuk, 22, placed second, while Miss Indonesia, Maria Harfanti, 23, came in third place. Miss Jamaica, Sanneta Myrie, 24, and Miss Lebanon, Valerie Abou Chacra, 23, were in the top five.

Other top finalists were Liesl Laurie, 24, from South Africa, Hinarere Taputu, 25, from France; Hillarie Parungao, 24, from the Philippines; Tess Alexander, 24, from Australia; Tr?n Ng?c Lan Khuê, 23, from Vietnam and Lisa Punch, 23, from Guyana

The first Miss World contest was held 64 years ago in Britain and in 2014 it was won by South African Model and Miss South Africa 2014, Rolene Strauss.