Lavanya Sivaji was crowned Miss Malaysia World 2021 during the virtual finals that aired October 16.

The 25-year-old doctor edged out 28 other finalists for the title and the right to will represent the nation at the 70th Miss World contest to be held in December in Puerto Rico.

Anya Kimberly placed first princess, while Charissa Chong was second princess. Menaka, Natalie Ng, and Crystal Tung were third, fourth and fifth princesses, respectively.

Malaysia has yet to win the Miss World crown. The country currently ranks 54th in Missosology Big 5 Ranking. Missosology.Org; Photos from Lavanya Sivaji