21-year-old Ornella Laflèche, a resident of Coromandel, was crowned Miss Universe Mauritius 2019 at the Caudan Arts Centre in Port Louis on Tuesday, September 17. She beat 14 other beauties to win the national competition.
The marketing management student representing Beau Bassin-Rose Hill succeeds last year’s winner, Varsha Ragoobarsing.
Ornella wins a scholarship at Hollins University in Virginia, USA. She will also represent Mauritius at the Miss Universe 2019 pageant.
Also crowned in the competition was Miss Supranational Mauritius 2019 Urvashi Hureeram. She will represent the Indian Ocean island nation at Miss Supranational 2019 pageant in Poland this coming December.
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