Iris Mittenaere of France crowned Miss Universe

Monday, January 30, 2017

France won its first Miss Universe crown in 64 years on Monday.

Iris Mittenaere (24), a dental surgery student from Lille in the north of France beat 85 of the world’s most beautiful women at the event in the Philippines scheduled for primetime viewing in the United States.

First and second runner-ups were Miss Haiti (Raquel Pelissier) and Miss Colombia (Andrea Tovar).

The competition's top 13 finalists were Kenya, Indonesia, Mexico, Peru, Panama, Colombia, Phillippines, Canada, Brazil, France, Haiti, Thailand and Miss USA Deshauna Barber.

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