Mireia Lalaguna, 22, from Barcelona, Spain was crowned Miss World 2015 at the Beauty of Crown Theatre in Sanya, China on December 18. Mireia is the first woman from Spain to win the prestigious title. She was crowned by her predecessor, Rolene Strauss, from South Africa.
Mireia's court includes 1st runner-up Sofia Nikitchuk of Russia and 2nd runner-up Maria Harfanti Teeth of Indonesia. Completing the top 5 were Valerie Abou Chacra of Lebanon and Sanneta Myrie of Jamaica. This year's edition attracted 114 young women from around the world.
Joining the top 11 were Tess Alexander (Australia), Hinarere Taputu (France), Lisa Punch (Guyana), Hillarie Parungao (Philippines), Liesl Laurie (South Africa) and Trần Ngọc Lan Khuê (Vietnam) who was chosen via Internet voting.
Completing the top 21 were the delegates from Brazil, China PR, Ecuador, Kazakhstan, Netherlands, New Zealand, Northern Ireland, Poland, Scotland and South Sudan.