In the Philippines, there was a Miss Universe 2017 beauty contest. The title was won by 24-year-old Iris Mittenar from France.
Little bit more about Miss Universe 2017
Iris Mittenar – a dentist from Lille, France. At the contest, she was in the status of “Miss France”.
Miss Universe – 2017 has already shared her impressions after the contest. According to the girl, the victory was a surprise for her, and now she is very proud to represent not only her native France, but all of Europe. The Miss Universe title the Frenchwoman won only once – 64 years ago.
Now Iris Mittenar will have to make a pause in her studies, as she will be engaged in charity all next year. By her mission, the winner named an accessible education for all children on the planet.
86 beauties participated in the competition. “Vice-Miss” was a Haitian Raquel Pelissier, and the third place was given to Andrea Commodore from Colombia.
Biography and career
Iris Mittenar was born on January 25, 1993 in Lille, father – Yves Mittenar, professor of history and geography, mother – Laurence Drew, a schoolteacher and lecturer. Iris has a brother, sister and half-sister. Her parents divorced when she was 3 years old.
Mittenar attended a school in Stenvord, where she lived with her mother. In 2011 she graduated with honors from the Lyceum in Azbrook with a degree in science. After graduation, she returned to Lille, where she entered the Medical Faculty of the University of Lille.
Victory of Iris in the homeland was greeted with a standing ovation. The next day, the main television channel of France twice broadcast a repeat of the Miss Universe 2017 contest and a documentary about preparing Mittenar for an international competition. Upon arrival home for Iris was organized a festive parade in Lille, which was attended by several thousand people and a meeting with the President of France (at that time) Francois Hollande at the Elysee Palace.