Mexico model, Vanessa Ponce crowned Miss World 2018
26-year-old Mexican model, Vanessa Ponce de Leon, was crowned the 68th Miss World at a glitzy event on the tropical Chinese island of Hainan on Saturday.
Vanessa has a degree in international business, volunteers for “Migrantes en el Camino” and is on the board of directors of a rehab centre for girls.
First runner up was Thailand’s Nicolene Pichapa Limsnukan, a 20-year-old studying business administration. Miss Belarus, Maria Vasilevich, Miss Jamaica, Kadijah Robinson and Miss Uganda Quiin Abenakyo were also among the final five.