The Colombian Paulina Vega, 22, was elected the new Miss Universe to win the final of the beauty contest held in Miami, USA, on Sunday, 25. Born in Barranquilla, the model outperformed the other 87 candidates for win the crown.
Second place was awarded to the American Nia Sanchez and the third the Ukrainian Diana Harkhusa. Dutch Yasmin Verkheijen and Jamaican Kaci Fennell were fourth and fifth, respectively.
This is the second time in the history of beauty contest that a representative of Colombia wins the crown after the victory obtained in 1958.