Nicole Vella from Rabat was crowned Miss World Malta 2019 during the finals held June 8 at the Royal Opera House, Valletta.
The 19-year-old psychology student bested 25 other candidates for the right to compete at the 2019 Miss World contest in December in Thailand. She also won Best Physique.
Natalya Galdes placed second and was named Miss Personality.
Malta has yet to win the Miss World crown. Missosology.Org; Photos from Miss World Malta page