Here she comes, Miss World 2015, Miss Spain!

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

"Just because I am beautiful on the outside does not mean I am not beautiful on the inside, too," she said, after she won, according to the U.K. newspaper The Telegraph.

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 Hinarere Taputu, 25, from France; Hillarie Parungao, 24, from the Philippines; Tess Alexander, 24, from Australia; Trần Ngọc Lan Khuê, 23, from Vietnam; Lisa Punch, 23, from Guyana; and Liesl Laurie, 24, from South Africa.

Rolene Strauss, 23, also from South Africa, had won the Miss World 2014 pageant.

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Royo's victory marked the first win for a Spanish Miss World contestant.

In addition to being a model, she is also a college student who is studying pharmacology and hopes to one day set up a business specializing in nutrition to "find alternative health solutions to orthodox medicines," Royo's Miss World website bio states.

"Mireia says that music and travelling are the pillars of her happiness," it says. "A skilled pianist she studied up to grade 8 in Musical Language, Harmony and Piano at the Conservatory of the Lyceum of Barcelona, and she has traveled extensively over Europe and the Far East. In her spare time Mireia likes to run, to read and to go skiing in the winter."

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Miss World 2015: Spain wins and England doesn't make the Top 20

Mireia Lalaguna Royo, a 23-year-old professional model from Barcelona, wins the beauty pageant in Sanya, China. Miss England failed to make the top 20
Miss Spain won the famous beauty pagent, and England didn't even get a look in.
Scotland and Northern Ireland made the Top Ten, while England didn't even make the Top 20.

There was also controversy - Miss Canada was banned by China for speaking up about human rights abuses, and this was neatly left out of the show.

Instead, the beauty queen was quietly removed from the Miss World website and not mentioned in the show.

It was an exciting show, catch up with what happened below.

WINNER ANNOUNCED
3rd place - Indonesia
2nd place - Russia
1st place - Spain


Mireia Lalaguna, 23-year-old Spanish Model won after winning Top Model and giving an impressive speech in which she said "Just because I am beautiful on the outside does not mean I am not beautiful on the inside, too."



source: telegraph
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