Miss Spain Crowned Miss World 2015 (PHOTOS)

A 23-year-bad student from Barcelona has been crowned Miss World 2015.

Mireia Lalaguna Royo, 23, admitted the crown Saturday night in Sanya, China, marking the highest time Spain has won in the 65 years the competition has been running, The Associated Press reports. 

Lalaguna has a pharmacology stage and is planning to get a master’s extent in nutrition.

Russia’s Sofia Nikitchuk was the runner-up, and Indonesia’s Maria Harfanti came in third part.

This year’s Miss World contest ignited controversy after China barred Canadian contestant Anastasia Lin from entering the nation. Lin believes the reason is as she’s been publicly critical of Chinese human rights abuses in the more than and because she practices Falun Gong, a pure practice persecuted in China.

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Mireia Lalaguna Rozo of Spain is crowned ~ dint of. former Miss World Rolene Strauss afterward winning the new title at the Miss World Grand Final in Sanya, standing next to Miss Russia, Sofia Nikitchuk (L) and Miss Indonesia, Maria Harfanti (R) in southern China’s Hainan province on Dec. 19, 2015. Contestants from above the top 110 countries competed in the definitive of the 65th Miss World Competition.

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Mireia Lalaguna Rozo of Spain reacts later winning the new title at the Miss World at the Grand Final in Sanya, in south China’s Hainan province, Dec. 19, 2015.

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Former Miss World, Rolene Strauss (L), and Miss Russia, Sofia Nikitchuk, embrace during the Miss World Grand Final in Sanya in meridional China’s Hainan province on Dec. 19, 2015.

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Valerie About Chacra, Miss Lebanon, reacts afterward entering the semi final at the Miss World Grand Final in Sanya, in meridional China’s Hainan province, on Dec. 19, 2015.

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Lu Yuan, Miss China, reacts from entering the semi final at the Miss World Grand Final in Sanya, in south China’s Hainan province, on Dec.19, 2015.

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Margot Hanekamp, Miss Netherlands, reacts after entering the semi final at the Miss World Grand Final in Sanya, in south China’s Hainan province, on Dec. 19, 2015.

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Sofia Nikitchuk, Miss Russia, reacts later entering the semi final at the Miss World Grand Final in Sanya, in southerly China’s Hainan province, on Dec. 19, 2015.

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Mireia Lalaguna Rozo of Spain waves ~wards winning the new title at the Miss World Grand Final in Sanya, in southerly China’s Hainan province on Dec. 19, 2015.

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The New Miss World, Mireia Lalaguna Rozo of Spain, reacts during the Miss World Grand Final in Sanya, China, without interrupti~ Dec. 19, 2015.

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Contestants at the Miss World Grand Final in Sanya, in meridional China’s Hainan province, on Dec. 19, 2015.

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Mireia Lalaguna Rozo of Spain waves ~wards winning the new title at the Miss World at the Grand Final in Sanya, China, up~ the body Dec. 19, 2015.

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Mireia Lalaguna Rozo (C) of Spain waves subsequently winning the new title at the Miss World Grand Final in Sanya, China, nearest to Miss Russia, Sofia Nikitchuk (L), and Miss Indonesia, Maria Harfanti (R), forward Dec. 19, 2015.

They are images whose edges are softened ~ dint of. the layering of time.

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