Monday, July 14, 2008

Miss Venezuela crowned Miss Universe 2008

Miss Venezuela was crowned Miss Universe 2008 just today. The new Miss Universe, Dayana Mendoza, from Venezuela. News say that she was once kidnapped in her homeland and says the experience taught her to remain poised under pressure.

The final five contestants included four from Latin America: Miss Mexico, Miss Dominican Republic, Miss Colombia and Miss Venezuela. Rounding out the final five was Miss Russia.

Miss Colombia finished second behind Mendoza.

Miss Thailand won the prize for best national costume, and Miss El Salvador was chosen by her peers as Miss Congeniality.

Congratulations to these beautiful contestants!


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