22-year-old Francesca Mifsud from Żejtun was crowned Miss Universe Malta 2018 during a ceremony held on Friday night at the Hilton Malta in Saint Julian’s. She will represent Malta at the 2018 Miss Universe Pageant later this year.
Mifsud beat 24 other contestants and also won the Best Physique award. A law student, Mifsud had placed fourth in the 2016 contest. Lyann Iles placed second, while Marilena Gauci from Mellieħa placed third.
Mifsud was crowned by her predecessor, Tiffany Pisani.