MANILA, Philippines – (UPDATE) Miss Mexico’s Jimena Navarrete was crowned Miss Universe in Las Vegas Monday night (Tuesday in Manila), according to live footage of the event aired on Star World.
Venus Raj of the Philippines emerged fourth runner-up.
First runner-up was Miss Jamaica; second runner-up, Miss Australia; and third runner-up, Ukraine.
Over 80 contestants participated in the pageant.
Two Filipinas have been crowned Miss Universe – Margie Moran in 1973 and Gloria Diaz in 1969.