Sheynnis Palacios, the contestant from Nicaragua, was crowned Miss Universe 2023 at an event held at the Jose Adolfo Pineda Arena in San Salvador, the capital of El Salvador, on Sunday. Palacios is the 72nd Miss Universe and she is the first Nicaraguan to win the title. 84 countries and territories participated in the pageant in San Salvador.
The first runner-up in the competition was Thai contestant Anntonia Porsild, while Moraya Wilson from Australia secured the third position in the beauty pageant.
Miss India Shweta Sharda reached the list of the top 20 contestants. Also, it is the first time that Pakistan has participated in the Miss Universe contest.