Sunday, December 30, 2012

Miss Universe 2012 Part 14 - Final

Miss Universe 2012, the 61st Miss Universe pageant, was held on 19 December 2012, at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. 89 contestants were vying for the title this year.

The official results of Miss Universe 2012:
Miss Universe 2012: Miss USA - Olivia Culpo
1st Runner-up: Miss Philippines - Janine Tugonon
2nd Runner-up: Miss Venezuela - Irene Esser
3rd Runner-up: Miss Australia - Renae Ayris
4th Runner-up: Miss Brazil - Gabriela Markus

Top 10: France, Hungary, Mexico, Russia, South Africa

Top 16: Croatia, India, Kosovo, Peru, Poland, Turkey (Seriously, I don't like the top 16 this year, I like 4 girls only: South Africa, Venezuela, Poland and Australia)

Special Awards:
Miss Photogenic - Miss Kosovo
Miss Congeniality - Miss Guatemala
Best National Costume - Miss China

Miss Universe 2012 is Miss USA, Olivia Culpo

2nd Runner-up: Miss Venezuela, Irene Esser, 21, from Sucre

3rd Runner-up: Miss Australia, Renae Ayris, 22, from Perth

4th Runner-up: Miss Brazil, Gabriela Markus, 24, from Teutônia

Melinda Bam from South Africa only made top 10
Melinda has a very beautiful face and her final performance was completely flawless. I was totally shocked she did not advance to the top 5, she is "My Miss Universe 2012!"

Karina González, Miss Mexico, advanced to the top 10 after the swimsuit competition

Nicole Faveron, Miss Peru, top 16 semi-finalist

My favourite Miss Poland made top 16

Miss Guatemala won Miss Congeniality award and took a pic with the TV presenter, Jeannie Mai