Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Way to go Asian beauties!

I am proud (and the rest of the Asians for sure) of Miss Philippines Maria Venus Raj even if she landed only as 4th runner up. She was the only Asian contestant who made to the final 15 until top 5 out of the 83 contestants from all the countries around the world participating in the 2010 Miss Universe Pageant.
4th Runner Up  - Philippines

Same goes to Miss Thailand Fonthip Watcharatrakul for bagging two special awards - Miss Photogenic and Best in National Costume.
Miss Thailand
Best in National Costume - Thailand
Miss Photogenic - Thailand

Here are the Miss Universe 2010 official list of winners:
L-R: 4th Runner Up – Philippines Venus Raj; Miss Universe 2010 winner – Mexico Jimena Navarrete; 3rd Runner up – Ukraine Anna Poslavska; 1st Runner up – Jamaica Yendi Phillipps; and 2nd Runner up and Miss Congeniality – Australia Jesinta Campbell
Top 10:  Ireland – Rozanna Purcell, Albania – Angela Martini, Philippines – Venus Raj, Jamaica – Yendi Phillipps, Mexico – Jimena Navarette, Ukraine – Anna Poslavska, Puerto Rico – Mariana Paola Vicente, South Africa – Nicole Flint, Guatemala – Jessica Scheel and Australia – Jesinta Campbell

Top 15: Puerto Rico, Ukraine, Mexico, Belgium, Ireland, South Africa, France, Australia, Jamaica, Russia, Albania, Colombia, Guatemala, Czech Republic and Philippines

Congratulations to all the winners and the finalists of Miss Universe 2010 that made it that far!  
Image Sources:  AP/Reuters via Yahoo