Miss France beats Haiti and Colombia to clinch Miss Universe title

Miss Universe contestant Iris Mittenaere of France is crowned the new  winner by former Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach of the Philippines.
Miss Universe 2017 is ...
00:54 - Source: CNN
CNN  — 

Miss France is the new Miss Universe.

Decked out in a gold-sequined gown, 24-year-old dental surgery student Iris Mittenaere beat 12 other finalists to take the crown. As Miss Universe, she will be campaigning for dental and oral care around the world.

“This sash is not only a sash,” said Mittenaere, who is from Northern France, in a Miss Universe interview after the pageant. “This is something to help people, to understand people.”