For the first time in history, Black women now hold five of the biggest beauty pageant titles.
Nyekachi Douglas didn't win the crown, but she "won the world's heart," said one fan on Twitter.
Contestants from more than 100 countries took part in the annual beauty pageant.
Japan’s recently-selected representative for the Miss World beauty pageant this year has already caused quite a stir on social
Congratulations, Mireia Lalaguna Royo!
"I was interested in human rights way before I even thought of beauty pageants."