Zozibini Tunzi (Photo: Miss Universe live-stream screengrab)
Cape Town - Miss South Africa 2019 Zozibini Tunzi walked the runway along with 89 other countries during the Miss Universe 2019 preliminary and national costume competition in Atlanta, Georgia on Friday.
The preliminary competition included an evening gown and swimsuit portion, as well as the national costume competition.
Twenty contestants will be selected to go through to the final stage of the competition following the preliminary rounds. This year, the viewers also have a chance to pick their favourite.
26-year-old Zozibini Tunzi made the country proud when she walked down the runway with grace, as the crowd clapped and cheered for the public relations graduate.
The final stages of the competition will be held on Sunday at Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta, Georgia in the United States, where Catriona Gray of the Philippines will crown her successor.
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Compiled by Graye Morkel.