Mexico’s Vanessa Ponce de Leon Was Crowned Miss World 2018 – Interesting Facts About the Winner and Fabulous Pics From the Pageant

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Vanessa Ponce de Leon made history on Saturday to become the first Miss Mexico to be crowned Miss World. 

Here’s what Nexter.org knows about her and the show.

And the winner is…

Vanessa Ponce de Leon of Mexico on Saturday was crowned as Miss World 2018 by outgoing queen Manushi Chhillar in the coastal city of Sanya, China.

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She is the first Mexican queen to have won the title. Nicolene Limsnukan of Thailand was named first runner-up.

“I can’t believe it, I really can’t believe it… And I think all the girls deserved it. I am proud to represent all of them. I will do as much as I can in the time I have got. Thank you so much, everyone,” Vanessa was quoted as saying by news agency IANS.

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What do we know about Vanessa Ponce de Leon?

Ponce was born and raised in the city of Guanajuato and grew up in Mexico City.

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Having pursued a degree in International Business, Vanessa is currently on the board of directors of a rehab centre for girls and volunteers for ‘Migrantes en el Camino’.

She is a speaker for the National Youth Institute as well as working as a model and a presenter.

Ponce began her career as a contestant on cycle 5 of Mexico’s Next Top Model in 2014 and emerged the winner.

Photos of Vanessa Ponce and other contestants at the pageant:

A total of 5 so-called Continental Queens were also honored:

Source: Getty Images

Miss World Europe: Belarus

Miss World Caribbean: Jamaica

Miss World Americas: Mexico

Miss World Africa: Uganda

Miss World Asia and Oceania: Thailand

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Mexico's Vanessa Ponce de Leon Was Crowned Miss World 2018 - Interesting Facts About the Winner and Fabulous Pics From the Pageant
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