Philippines Pia Wurtzbach is Miss Universe 2015 Winner

Miss Philippines Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach was crowned winner of Miss Universe 2015 held on December 20, 2015 at the Planet Hollywood Las Vegas Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, USA. The 24-year-old stunner beat other 79 candidates to win the crown.

 Former Miss Universe Paulina Vega, center, takes away the flowers and sash from Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutierrez, left, before giving them to Miss Philippines Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach, right, at the Miss Universe pageant on Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015, in Las Vegas. Gutierrez was incorrectly named the winner before Wurtzbach was given the Miss Universe crown.

The 1st runner up is Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutierrez while the 2nd runner up is Miss USA Olivia Jordan. Miss France and Miss Australia was the 3rd and 4th runner-up respectively.

Miss Universe Top 15 semifinalists are candidates from: Brazil, Australia, Indonesia, Dominican Republic, Philippines, France, USA, Curacao, Belgium, Japan, Venezuela, South Africa, Colombia, Mexico and Thailand.

While the Top 10 semifinalists are USA, Colombia, Japan, Thailand, Australia, Dominican Republic, France, Curacao, Philippines.

Meanwhile, the best in national costume was awarded to Miss Thailand.

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PHOTO CR: AP/John Locher