Meet Miss Universe 2017: South Africa's Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters

This year's Miss Universe was crowned in a grand ceremony at The AXIS theater at Planet Hollywood casino-resort on the Las Vegas Strip.

Demi-Leigh has a degree in Business Management and is passionate about a program she developed to train women self-defence, which she plans to expand and help as many women as she can, the Miss Universe website stated.

As many as 92 beauties from around the world took part in the decades-old competition.

Sarah Idan, the first Iraqi contestant since 1972, is also competing for the Miss Universe title. Demi has taken home a very handsome salary, a luxury apartment in NY and many more goodies. "I will do my best to show the real beauty of Cambodian women and the world will know more about our country". She is the second woman from her home country to earn the crown. She wore a pale bluish-grey dress with a high slit for the evening gown competition.

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Nel-Peters is from the South African coastal community of Sedgefield in the Western Cape province.

Her predecessor Iris Mittenarere of France presented her with a crown as first runner-up Miss Colombia Laura Gonzalez and second runner-up Miss Jamaica Davina Bennett cheered her on.

Peters extends the Philippines' placement streak in Miss Universe to 8 editions from 2010, which started with Venus Raj and culminated in Pia Wrtzbach's 2015 victory. AP Photo/John Locher Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, Miss Universe South Africa 2017 is announced as a top 16 finalist in Sherri Hill fashion during the pageant.

The Kingdom's historic debut comes thanks to 19-year-old Phnom Penh local Sotheary, who had gained extensive support and attention from local fans after winning the Miss Cambodia pageant in 2016.


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