Miss Jamaica Sanneta Myrie, r, was named the fifth runner-up of the Miss World 2015 pageant. (Miss World Image)
By NAN ET Writer
News Americas, SANYA, CHINA, Mon. Dec. 21, 2015: The ballyhoo over the Miss Universe pageant Sunday night far outshone the Miss World pageant Saturday in Sanya, China but three Caribbean beauties shone among dozen of others even though they did not bring home the crown.
While the coveted 2015 Miss World Crown went to Miss Spain Mireia Lalaguna Royo, Miss Jamaica, Miss Guyana and Miss Puerto Rico all won top honors.
Miss Jamaica Sanneta Myrie, the first dreadlocked contestant in the pageant and a fully qualified medical doctor, was named the fifth runner-up.
Lisa Punch, Miss Guyana World, was named in the top 10, won the talent content and was named in the top tier of two other challenges. (Miss World image)
Miss Guyana Lisa Punch, punched her way into the top 10 while winning the talent competition and being named in the top five of the Multimedia competition as well as in the top 10 of the Beauty with a Purpose challenge.
Miss Puerto Rico Keysi Vargas Vélez made the top five in the Top Model challenge.
The dazzling 3-hour long finale, held at the Beauty Crown Grand Tree Hotel in Sanya, featured live performances by Julian Believe, The Wholls, Miss World 2012 Wenxia Yu, and was hosted by Tim Vincent, Angela Chow, and Miss World 2013 Megan Young.