A woman who was robbed at gunpoint a month after being crowned Miss South Africa has won the prize of being named the new Miss Universe.
Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, 22, who recently earned a business management degree, was crowned the winner at The AXIS theatre at Planet Hollywood casino-resort on the Las Vegas Strip.
The runner-up was Miss Colombia Laura Gonzalez, while the second runner-up was Miss Jamaica Davina Bennett.
Ninety-two women from around the world participated in the decades-old competition. This year's edition had the most contestants ever, including the first representatives in its history for Cambodia, Laos and Nepal.