Miss World contestant 'proud' as contest ends in defeat

There was to be no third crown for Preston's Miss World contestant as she missed out on the final 20 last night in Washington DC.

Monday, 19th December 2016, 7:59 am
Updated Thursday, 29th December 2016, 3:01 pm
Elizabeth Grant, from Preston, represented England at the Miss World contest

Elizabeth Grant, from Ribbleton, represented the country at the biggest beauty contest on the planet, having already won the title of Miss Preston and Miss England.

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The 20-year-old said: “I am extremely proud of everything the ladies in the competition have accomplished.”

The competition was eventually won by Puerto Rico's Stephanie Del Valle.