South Africa’s Nel-Peters emerges Miss Universe 2017


Miss South Africa, Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters has been crowned Miss Universe 2017.

Nel-Peters 22, beat out first runner-up, Miss Colombia – Laura González and second runner-up, Miss Jamaica – Davina Bennett for the crown on Sunday night in Las Vegas, United States of America.

Stephanie Abasi, who represented Nigeria was not among the top 13 finalists for the night.

The competition’s top 13 finalists were Thailand, Sri Lanka, Ghana, Spain, Ireland, Croatia, Great Britain, USA, Brazil, Canada, Philippines, Venezuela and China.