Miss South Africa Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters wins Miss Universe 2017


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MANILA, Philippines - Folks, our new Miss Universe is Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters from South Africa!

Miss South Africa Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters wins Miss Universe 2017
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE NEW QUEEN.
Nel-Peters was crowned by France's Iris Mittenaere during the grand coronation at The AXIS, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States on Sunday, November 26 (Monday, November 27 Manila time).

Miss Colombia Laura González and Miss Jamaica Davina Bennett were the first and second runners-up, respectively.


Ninety-two ladies from around the globe competed to win the much-coveted crown.

Miss Philippines Rachel Peters, among the crowd favorite, landed on Top 10, ending her quest for the country's fourth crown in one of the world's largest pageants.

Here are the final results of Miss Universe 2017:

Placements Contestant
Miss Universe 2017 South Africa – Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters
1st Runner-up Colombia – Laura González
2nd Runner-up Jamaica – Davina Bennett
Top 5 South Africa – Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters
Venezuela – Keysi Sayago
Thailand – Maria Poonlertlarp
Jamaica – Davina Bennett
Colombia – Laura González

Top 10 Venezuela – Keysi Sayago
United States – Kára McCullough
Philippines – Rachel Peters
Canada – Lauren Howe
South Africa – Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters
Spain – Sofía del Prado
Brazil – Monalysa Alcântara
Colombia – Laura González
Thailand – Maria Poonlertlarp
Jamaica – Davina Bennett
Top 16 Africa and Asia-Pacific Top 4

Thailand – Maria Poonlertlarp
Sri Lanka – Christina Peiris
Ghana – Ruth Quashie
South Africa – Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters

Europe Top 4

Spain – Sofía del Prado
Ireland – Cailín Toíbín
Croatia – Shanaelle Petty
Great Britain – Anna Burdzy

Americas Top 4

Colombia – Laura González
United States – Kára McCullough
Brazil – Monalysa Alcântara
Canada – Lauren Howe

Wildcard (4 spots)

Philippines – Rachel Peters
China – Roxette Qiu
Jamaica – Davina Bennett
Venezuela – Keysi Sayago

Miss Universe 2015 from the Philippines Pia Wurtzbach was among the judges of the competition.

— The Summit Express

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