Mexico’s Jimena Navarrete wins Miss Universe pageant

Mexico's Jemina Navarete
Miss Australia Jesinta Campbell
Miss Australia Jesinta Campbell is 2nd runner-up
Venus Raj
Philippines' Venus Raj

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.

Other results:

Top 15
1. Puerto Rico
2. Ukraine
3. Mexico
4. Belgium
5. Ireland
6. South Africa
7. France
8. Australia
9. Jamaica
10. Russia
11. Albania
12. Colombia
13. Guatemala
14. Czech Republic
15. Philippines

Top 10

1. Ireland
2. Albania
3. Philippines
4. Jamaica
5. Mexico
6. Ukraine
7. Puerto Rico
8. South Africa
9. Guatemala
10. Australia

Special awards
Miss Congeniality: Australia – Jesinta Campbell
Miss Photogenic: Thailand – Fonthip Watcharatrakul
Best National Costume: Thailand – Fonthip Watcharatrakul


Top 5 Q&A
Miss Universe winner

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