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The 2008 Miss Universe Winners and Results on Bloggista.com :

Miss Universe 2008 Winner: Ms. Venezuela Dayana Mendoza

1st Runner-up: Ms. Colombia Taliana Vargas

2nd Runner-up: Ms. Dominican Republic Marianne Cruz Gonzalez

3rd Runner-up: Ms. Russia Vera Krasova

4th Runner-up: Ms. Mexico Elisa Najera

Miss Universe 2008 Top 5 Winners:

Ms. Venezuela (Dayana Mendoza), Ms. Mexico (Elisa Najera), Ms. Dominican Republic (Marianne Cruz Gonzalez), Ms. Colombia (Taliana Vargas), Ms. Russia (Vera Krasova).

Other Miss Universe 2008 Pageant Notes:

Ms. USA candidates, for the second year in the row – have the habit of slipping during the Miss Universe competition.

This year, Ms. USA Crystle Stewart slipped on stage during the Evening Gown Competition.

Special Award Winners:

Best in Bikini – Queen of Vinpearl

Winner: Elisa Najera (Mexico)

Top 5 finalists: Taliana Vargas (Colombia), Simran Kaur (India), Claudia Moro (Spain), Crystle Stewart (USA.

Best in Áo dài

  • Winner: Dayana Mendoza (Venezuela)
  • Runner-ups: Simran Kaur (India), Nguy?n Thùy Lâm (Vietnam), Gavintra Photijak (Thailand), Alfina Nasyrova (Kazakhstan).

Best National Costume

  • Winner: Gavintra Photijak (Ms. Thailand)
  • Top 10 finalists: Matilda Mecini (Albania), Taliana Vargas (Colombia), Marianne Cruz (Dominican Republic), Simran Kaur (India), Zana Krasniqi (Kosovo), Elisa Najera (Mexico), Karol Castillo (Peru), Tansey Coetzee (South Africa), Dayana Mendoza (Venezuela), Nguy?n Thùy Lâm (Vietnam).

Miss Congeniality: Rebeca Moreno (Ms. El Salvador)

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Top 10 15 Miss Universe 2008 Results:

Ms. Venezuela, Ms. Kosovo, Ms. Mexico, Ms. Vietnam, Ms. South Africa, Ms. Australia, Ms. Japan, Ms. Dominican Republic, Ms. Italy, Ms. Colombia, Ms. Russia, Ms. Hungary, Ms. Czech Republic, Ms. USA, Ms. Spain.

Also, check out latest post on Miss Universe 2008 Predictions Top 5 Winners.

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Apart from blogging and making money, brains and beauties are the things a blogger could not just simply ignore. Thus Bloggista.com is joining the SEO experiment to cover and display the 2008 Ms. Universe winners and results.

So far, initial winners are already announced for the 2008 Ms. Universe beauty pageant held in Nha Tran, Vietnam. This year’s Ms. Universe is the 57th year of this most popular beauty contest.

One of the highlights of the 2008 Ms Universe pageant is the new Crown worth a whooping US$120,000.00! It is made of 18K white and yellow gold. It is comprised of over 1,000 precious stones; including 555 white diamonds (30 carats), 375 cognac diamonds (14 carats), 10 smoky quartz crystals (20 carats) and 19 morganite gemstones (60 carats).

The Miss Universe 2008 Candidates Photos and Images (in random):

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Photo credits: AP/Agencies/Miss Universe.com