Transgender woman crowned Miss Universe Spain

A transgender woman has been crowned Miss Universe Spain for the first time in the country's history.

Angela Ponce, 25, is now set to represent her nation at the 67th Miss Universe Pageant in the Philippines in November.

She won't be the first transgender woman to appear in the pageant.

Jenna Talackova from Canada was the first transgender woman to compete in the pageant when in 2012.

Angela Ponce. Source: Instagram