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Miss Spain Mireia Lalaguna Royo Crowned Miss World 2015

Sanya; Dec.21: Spain's Mireia Lalaguna Royo has claimed this year's Miss World crown after beating out 113 contestants from across the globe in China's Sanya.

The victory of the 23-year-old pharmacy student from Barcelona marked the first-ever win for a Spanish contestant. 

Sofia Nikitchuk of Russia was the runner-up and Indonesia's Maria Harfanti took third place in the final.

However, the ceremony was not without controversy as last month, the officials in Hong Kong stopped Miss Canada, Chinese-born Anastasia Lin, from boarding a plane bound for Sanya, refusing her a visa.

The first Miss World contest was held 64 years ago in Britai

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