Sunday, 10 November 2013

Miss Universe 2013

Venezuelan crowned Miss Universe in Moscow ceremony

Miss Venezuela Gabriela Isler (L) reacts as she receives her crown during the 2013 Miss Universe competition in Moscow on November 9, 2013
Miss Venezuela Gabriela Isler receives her crown from last year's winner Olivia Culpo

Miss Universe 2012 Olivia Culpo presents a million dollar swimsuit during the 2013 Miss Universe competition in Moscow on November 9, 2013
Miss Universe 2012 Olivia Culpo presents a million dollar swimsuit

Miss Venezuela Gabriela Isler competes during the 2013 Miss Universe competition in Moscow on November 9, 2013
Miss Venezuela Gabriela Isler during the Preliminary Competition

The finalists of the 2013 Miss Universe competition

Isler's triumph was the seventh Miss Universe win for Venezuela, where beauty pageants are a source of national pride

A 25-year-old Venezuelan television presenter, Gabriela Isler, on Saturday was crowned Miss Universe in Moscow in a glittering ceremony.

Judges, including rock star Steven Tyler from Aerosmith, picked the winner from a total of 86 contestants at the show, watched by millions of viewers around the world.

Last year's winner Olivia Culpo of the United States placed a diamond crown on the head of Isler, who wore a silver rhine-stone studded evening dress.


The Top 10 Semi-Finalists

 Miss Brazil Jakelyne Oliveira

 Miss Great Britain Amy Willerton

 Miss Dominican Republic Yaritza Reyes

 Miss Ecuador Constanza Baez

 Miss India Manasi Moghe

 Miss Philippines Ariella Arida

 Miss Spain Patricia Yurena Rodriguez

 Miss Ukraine Olga Storozhenko

 Miss USA Erin Brady

Miss Venezuela Gabriela Isler

Miss Universe Asian Contestants

Miss China Jin Ye

Miss Indonesia Whulandary

Miss Japan Yukimi Matsuo

Miss Korea Yumi Kim

Miss Malaysia Carey Ng

Miss Myanmar Moe Set Wine

Miss Singapore Shi Lim

Miss Sri Lanka Amanda Ratnayake

Miss Thailand Chalita Yaemwannang

Miss Vietnam Truong Thi May