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    • The Miss World 2018 Winner is Miss Mexico Vanessa Ponce de Leon
    • The Miss World 2018 Contestants Rehersing
    • A Singer Dimash Kudaibergen Peforms at The Miss World 2018 Held in China
    • A Singer Dimash Kudaibergen Peforms at The Miss World 2018 Held in China
    • Miss Scotland Linzi McLelland Walks on Stage During the Miss World 2018 Finals
    • The Miss World 2018 Contestants Dance
    • Miss Panama Solaris Barba Performs During The Miss World 2018
    • Miss Jamaica Kadijah Robinson (L) and Miss Martinique Larissa Segarel During The Miss World 2018
    • Contestants Perform on Stage During The Miss World 2018
    • Contestants Stand on Stage During The Miss World 2018
    • Miss Thailand Nicolene Limsnukan Performs During The Miss World 2018
    • Contestants Dance During the 68th Miss World Pageant in China
    • Contestants Perform During the 68th Miss World Pageant in China
    • The Miss World 2018 Winner, Miss Mexico Vanessa Ponce de Leon, During the Winner Announcement
    • Miss World 2018 Winner and Miss Mexico Vanessa Ponce de Leon
    • Miss World 2018 Winner and Miss Mexico Vanessa Ponce de Leon is Crowned
    • Miss World 2018 Winner and Miss Mexico Vanessa Ponce de Leon Celebrates Her Victory
    • Miss World 2018 Winner and Miss Mexico Vanessa Ponce de Leon Celebrates Her Victory
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    Miss Mexico Vanessa Ponce de Leon, 26, celebrates after winning the Miss World 2018 title in Sanya, Hainan island, China December 8, 2018.

    Vanessa Ponce de Leon, a 26-year old model from Mexico, was crowned as the 68th Miss World during the annual pageant’s culmination at the event in Sanya City Arena in China, with Miss Thailand Nicolene Pichapa Limsnukan becoming first runner-up.

    The crown was presented to the winner by her predecessor, Miss World 2017 Manushi Chhillar from India.

    Commenting on her victory, the newly-crowned Miss World 2018 stated that she thought that all of the participants deserved to win the title. 

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