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IN PHOTOS: Indonesia bet wins Miss Grand International 2016

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Check out the journey to the crown of Miss Indonesia Ariska Putri Pertiwi.

JAKARTA, Indonesia – Miss Indonesia Ariska Putri Pertiwi bested 70 other candidates to win Miss Grand International 2016 on Wednesday, October 26 Indonesia time. (READ: Miss Indonesia wins Miss Grand International 2016)

This is the first time Indonesia won Miss Grand International since it started in 2013. Indonesia has never won a major international beauty pageant in the past, having never won Miss Universe, Miss Earth, Miss International or Miss World. (READ: 5 interesting facts about Miss Grand International 2016 winner Ariska Pertiwi)

Here are photos from the pageant and her journey. All photos taken as screenshots from Facebook Live MGI 2016:

The pageant was held in Las Vegas, with 70 girls from around the world competing for the crown.

Ariska Putri Pertiwi also won Best National Costume.

Miss Indonesia holds her Best National Costume award.

Actor Brian White is the host of the pageant.

The contestants are seen here in the swimsuit portion of the pageant.

Ariska Putri Pertiwi confidently parades down the stage in her swimsuit.

Ariska Putri Pertiwi was all smiles in her swimsuit.

Ariska Putri Pertiwi makes it to the top 10 of the pageant.

Australian Claire Elizabeth Parker does her final walk as Miss Grand International 2015.

Miss Indonesia in her evening gown.

Arsika Putri Pertiwi makes it to the top 5.

The top 5 includes Puerto Rico, United States, Thailand, Philippines and Indonesia.

Ariska Putri Pertiwi answers in the final Q&A, wherein she said she would pick Hillary Clinton as her partner to end war and violence in the world.

Ariska Putri Pertiwi is crowned Miss International 2016.

Ariska Putri Pertiwi, after winning Miss Grand International 2016, tells the crowd: 'Indonesia, we did it!'

What do you think of Ariska Putri Pertiwi? Leave your comments below. – Rappler.com.