IN PHOTOS: Miss World 2015 coronation night
(Philstar.com) - December 19, 2015 - 7:10pm
MANILA, Philippines - It was a historic night for Spain in the Miss World 2015 pageant, held in Sanya, China on Saturday.
 
 
Spain's Mireia Lalaguna Royo won the Miss World title, the country's first-ever victory in the beauty pageant. 
 
Lalaguna is a 23-year-old model from Barcelona with a degree in pharmacology who plans to pursue a master's degree in nutrition. She placed first in the competition's top model contest and appeared to impress the judges with her public speaking.
 
Sofia Nikitchuk of Russia was the runner-up and Indonesia's Maria Harfanti took third place in the final following a lengthy competition featuring 114 women.
 
 
The Philippines's Hillarie Parungao made it to the top 10 but failed to enter the competition's final five.
 
Check out photos from the Miss World 2015 pageant in the slideshow below:

 

 

CHINA CHINATOPIX VIA DIV MISS MISS WORLD MISS WORLD GRAND FINAL QUOT SANYA SATURDAY DEC SPAIN WORLD
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