Miss Spain was crowned Miss World 2015

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23-year-old model Mireia Lalaguna Royo was the big winner of the beauty contest, which took place in China, at The Beauty Crown Grand Theatre in Sanya, on Saturday night, December 18.

Lalaguna Royo, who is from Barcelona, has a degree in pharmacology, and her coronation brings to Spain the first title in the history of the competition.

Miss World 2015 tweeted photos with the announcement of this year’s winner on its official page.

Over 100 contestants took part in the 65th Miss World Competition and in the final classification, Miss Russia Sofia Nikitchuk took second place, while the third place went to the representative of Indonesia, Marie Harf.

Miss World was founded in 1951 by Eric Morley, the husband of Julia Morley, who announced the winner of the beauty contest.