A teenage student from Puerto Rico has been crowned Miss World 2016, beating runners-up from the Dominican Republic and Indonesia, as well as more than 100 beauties from around the globe.

Stephanie del Valle, 19, stole the coveted crown at the pageant held at the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland, on Sunday.

Crowned by Miss World 2015 Mireia Lalaguna of Spain, a tearful Miss del Valle said it was an ‘honour and a great responsibility’ to represent her Caribbean homeland.Student Stephanie del Valle of Puerto Rico, 19, from Puerto Rico, was crowned Miss World 2016 this weekend, edging out more than 100 beauties from around the globe
Champions: Miss Del Valle and her runners up beat entrants from more than 100 countries in the pageant which was held at the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, MarylandMiss Del Valle with runners up Yaritza Miguelina Reyes Ramirez of the Dominican Republic, left, followed by Miss World Indonesia Natasha Mannuela, right

Multitalented: Miss Del Valle, 19, is a communications studies student who speaks Spanish, English and French, and hopes to get into the entertainment industry

Multitalented: Miss Del Valle, 19, is a communications studies student who speaks Spanish, English and French, and hopes to get into the entertainment industry.L-R Miss Philippines Catriona Elisa Gray, Miss Dominican Republic Yaritza Miguelina Reyes Ramirez, Miss Indonesia Natasha Mannuela, Miss Puerto Rico Stephanie Del Valle and Miss Kenya Evelyn Njambi Thungu, were all finalists in the Miss World 2016 competition

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