Mexico’s Jimena Navarete was crowned as Miss Universe 2010 held at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas yesterday.
Miss Jamaica Yendi Philipps was the first runner-up, Completing the top five were Miss Australia Jesinta Campbell (2nd runner-up), Miss Ukraine Anna Poslavska (3rd runner-up) and Miss Philippines Venus Raj (4th runner-up).
Navarrete received the Miss Universe crown from Venezuela’s Stefania Fernandez, last year’s pageant winner.
83 countries contested for the title of Miss Universe, now in its 59th year.
1. Puerto Rico
6. South Africa
14. Czech Republic
7. Puerto Rico
8. South Africa
Miss Congeniality: Australia – Jesinta Campbell
Miss Photogenic: Thailand – Fonthip Watcharatrakul
Best National Costume: Thailand – Fonthip Watcharatrakul
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