The coveted Miss Universe crown was won by Miss Colombia, “Paulina Vega“, a 22-year-old student of business administration from Barranquilla, Colombia, at the recently concluded Miss Universe Pageant which held on January 25th at the Florida International University in Miami, Florida. Vega was chosen over 80 other candidates from all over the world to receive this most prestigious crown.
Miss USA “Nia Sanchez” was the first runner-up and was followed by Miss Ukraine “Diana Harkusha”. Miss Netherlands ” Yasmin Verheijen” was the 3rd runner up, while Miss Jamaica “Kaci Fennell” landed the fourth runner-up position.
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