Who: Miss Spain Mireia Lalaguna Royo
Where: Sanya, China
What: Crowned Miss World 2015
When: 19 December 2015
Miss Spain Mireia Lalaguna Royo on 19 December 2015 was crowned Miss World 2015 at the Beauty of Crown Theater in Sanya, China.
Rolene Strauss of South Africa crowned Mireia Lalaguna as her successor at the end of the event. It is the first time Spain has won the title of Miss World.
Mireia, a 23-year-old medical college student and a pianist from Barcelona, was crowned Miss World Spain 2015 on 24 October 2015 after participating at the 2015 edition of Miss World Spain held in Malaga, Spain.
Miss Russia Sofia Nikitchuk was the runner-up, while Miss Indonesia Maria Harfanti stood third in the pageant.
Miss India Aditi Arya won the People’s Choice Award which ensured her direct entry in the competition. Yet the Indian beauty queen failed to make it to the final top 20 contestants.