Iris Mittenaere, who's pursuing a level in dental surgical procedure, gained the 65th version of the annual competitors hosted for the third time by the Philippines.
"I used to be very stunned I gained, I really feel blessed," stated Mittenaere, who had been described on the Miss Universe web site as hoping "to advocate for dental and oral hygiene" if she gained.
"Miss Universe was a dream, each woman needs to be Miss Universe...the stage is superb, the whole lot is superb."
She added, "I need to assist individuals, I need to perceive individuals, I need to meet individuals, that is why this can be a dream for me."
Raquel Pelissier of Haiti is the primary runner-up, whereas Andrea Tovar of Colombia positioned second runner-up.
13 contestants have been picked for the swimsuit spherical of the finals after a preliminary competitors final week, earlier than being pruned to 9 for the night robe phase, after which to 6.
Rounding out the highest six have been Maxene Medina of the Philippines, Chalita Suansane of Thailand and Mary Esther Have been of Kenya.Steve Harvey returned as present host after a gaffe within the 2015 competitors, when he mistakenly introduced the incorrect winner.