Gamecocks Track and Field alum crowned as 2019 Miss USA

Cheslie Kryst, a former member of the University of South Carolina Gamecocks Track and Field Team was announced as 2019 Miss USA. Of note, it marks the first time that three major American beauty pageant winners are African-American. Of note, the other winners are 2019 Miss America Nia Franklin and recently crowned 2019 Miss Teen USA Kaliegh Garris.

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