There were as many as 80 contestants vying for the coveted Miss Universe title here on Sunday. After beating others in rounds like national costume, swimsuit and evening wear, beauties from the Philippines, Colombia and the US made it to the top three.

Earlier while announcing the results, Miss US Olivia Jordan was placed third and Wurtzbach was announced as the first runner-up.Miss Colombia Ariadna Guiterrez jumped with joy after the host took her country's name as the winner.

She was crowned by another Colombian beauty -- Paulina Vega, who had clinched the crown in 2014.It could have been two Miss Universe titles in a row for Colombia but soon after Guiterrez took her first walk as the winner, the host admitted to have made a mistake in announcing the winners.

"I will take the responsibility for this. It's on the card. Don't hold it against the ladies. Still a great night," Harvey told the audience. Vega returned to the stage, took away the crown from Guiterrez and placed it on the head of Wurtzbach, who looked equally shocked as the others.


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