Carol Drpic, representing Patagonia, was crowned Miss Mundo Chile 2021 in a special ceremony held June 26 at DoubleTree by Hilton in Santiago.

The 21-year-old kinesiology student and ballet dancer from Punta Arenas will head on to represent the South American nation at the 70th Miss World in December in Puerto Rico.

Gracias a quienes confiaron en mi y en el gran equipo que desde hace dos años se encargó de mi evolución, fue un trabajo duro y honesto que hoy hace que me sienta segura frente a este maravilloso certamen. Ahora a seguir preparándome, aprendiendo y disfrutando de esta experiencia que estoy segura que junto a ustedes y a su apoyo lograremos grandes resultados (Thanks to those who trusted me and the great team that for two years has been in charge of my evolution, it was hard and honest work that today makes me feel safe in front of this wonderful event. Now to continue preparing, learning and enjoying this experience that I am sure that together with you and your support we will achieve great results.),” Drpic posted on Instagram.

Chile has yet to win the Miss World crown. It currently ranks 42nd in Missosology Big 5 Ranking. Missosology.Org; Photos from Miss Mundo Chile page