Puerto Rico’s Stephanie Del Valle is Miss World 2016 Winner | Stephanie Del Valle Age, Height, Boyfriend Country
The prestigious beauty pageant award of the world for year 2016 was grabbed by Stephanie Del Valle. From the stage of MGM National Harbor, Oxon Hill in Maryland, United States, Del Valle managed to put Puerto Rico as a shining star on world map as she defeated Dominican Republic’s Yaritza Reyes and Indonesia’s Natasha Mannuela to wear the crown on her head.
Held on December 18, 2016, the Miss World contests, which remains the most prestigious beauty pageant contest in world, was hosted by Jason Cook – an actor and Megan Young – Miss World for 2013. Dominican Republic’s Yaritza Reyes completed at second position while Indonesia’s Natasha Mannuela clamped down on the third position.
The Events of the Evening
The grand finale of the Miss World contest began on the evening of December 18, 2016 at MGM National Harbor, Oxon Hill in Maryland, United States. It was a gala opening with all contestants rivaling each other for the prestigious crown that would stamp them the most beautiful woman on the face of this planet.
The show began with a dance number that enchanted the audience. The contestants who stepped on the stage were the quarter finalists. As the contest rolled down with every tick of the clock, it managed to slice off the dreams of some of the contestants. Eventually, the number of contestants were trimmed down to 10 semifinalists. That’s when Megan Young, the former Miss World for 2013 stepped in, interviewing the 10 contestants and trimming off another 5 to drop the list down to Top 5 – the finalists for the evening’s contest.
A Stiff Competition for Del Valle
Running for the Miss World crown is not easy. Aspirants from all over the globe flock around to compete against each other. It was not easy for Stephanie Del Valle for she could clinch the Miss World crown only after defeating 117 contestants who came from all over the world vying for the same crown.
This year’s Miss World contest witnessed the introduction of various new segments where the competitors had to compete against each other. One such segment was the ‘Top Model Contest’ where China dominated the world and Miss China bagged the title.
Apart from there, there was Miss Cook Islands who went on to win the ‘Sports’ competition while Miss Philippines went on to grab the Multimedia Award. Miss Indonesia stole the ‘Beauty with a Purpose’ award while stunningly gorgeous Miss Mongolia went on to win the ‘Talent Round’.
Music and Awards
The event witnessed another musical performance towards the dusk of the event where delegates of the event, adorned with stunning evening gowns, walked down the stage. Finally, the winners as well as the runners-up were announced as the concluding segment of the 66th edition of prestigious Miss World contest.
A Quick Look at Winners
|Miss World, 2016||Stephanie Del Valle (Puerto Rico)|
|Miss World, 2015 (Previous Year’s Winner)||Mireia Lalaguna (Spain)|
|Miss World – First Runner Up, 2016||Yaritza Reyes (Dominican Republic)|
|Miss World – Second Runner Up, 2016||Natasha Mannuela (Dominican Republic)|
|Top Model Contest, 2016 (A segment of Miss World Competition)||Miss China|
|Sports Competition, 2016 (A segment of Miss World Competition)||Miss Cook Islands|
|Multimedia Award, 2016 (A segment of Miss World Competition)||Miss Philippines|
|Beauty with a Purpose, 2016 (A segment of Miss World Competition)||Miss Indonesia|
|Talent Round, 2016 (A segment of Miss World Competition)||Miss Mongolia|
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