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Stephanie Del Valle is Miss World 2016

Stephanie Del Valle from Puerto Rico was crowned Miss World 2016 on December 18, 2016 in Washington D.C. 117 contestants from all over the world competed for the crown.
This is the second time that the United States hosted the pageant. Stephanie is the youngest daughter of lawyer Jesus del Valle and his wife Diana Diaz. She has two older brothers, Gretchen and Omar. She speaks three languages and studies Law and Communication in University in New York.



Stephanie Del Valle is the second Miss World from Puerto Rico


Miss World 2016 Final Results

History of Puerto Rico at Miss World

Puerto Rico debuted in Miss World in 1959, then was absent from 1960 to 1969. The country won the crown in 1975 (Wilnelia Merced) and 2016 (Stephanie Del Valle). Also, Puerto Rico has produced two 2nd runners-up (2005, 2011) and ten semi-finalists (1976, 1978, 1980, 1985, 2002, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010), and one quarter-finalist (2012).



Crowning Moment
Reaction of Miss World 2016, Stephanie Del Valle



Miss World 2016 Stephanie Del Valle and her runners-up with Miss World chairman Julia Morley. Did you know this ?


Miss World is the oldest surviving major international Beauty pageant. It was created in the United Kingdom by Eric Morley in 1951. Since his death in 2000, Morley's widow, Julia Morley, has co-chaired the pageant. Alongside with its rival, the Miss Universe and Miss Earth contests, Miss World pageant is one of the three most publicised beauty contests in the world.


 
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