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South Africa’s Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters Wins Miss Universe


demi-leighMiss South Africa, Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters was crowned Miss Universe on Sunday night at a star-studded ceremony in Las Vegas, making her the second South African to ever win the crown.

The second runner-up was Miss Jamaica and the first runner-up was Miss Colombia.

She was a firm-favourite going into the competition and, pundits predicated Demi would take the crown.

Nel-Peters, 22, will receive a yearlong salary, an upscale New York City apartment through 2018 and other prizes. She takes over for Iris Mittenaere of France, who was crowned during last year’s competition in the Philippines.

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