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Latest Miss Universe 2008 Update:

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).

For the Live Results and Videos, check out Miss Universe 2008 Winners, Videos and Live Results. Also check the winners at the end of this post.

Miss USA candidates have the habit of slipping on stage. Ms. USA Crystle Stewart slipped on stage during the Evening Gown Competition.

Miss Venezuela is highly favored to win the Miss Universe 2008 title. Other hopefuls include Ms. Colombia, Ms. South Africa, Ms. India and Ms. USA.Donald Trump Jr., son of Miss Universe co-owner Donald Trump, is one of this year’s Miss Universe pageant judgers.

Old Post: Here is my list and photos of the 2008 Ms Universe Winners prediction – in no particular order. For latest 2008 Miss Universe update, you can check out the 2008 Miss Universe Results and Winners post.

Must be the best time to visit Vietnam this month. It’s just amazing to note as well that the most famous contests are being held in Asia this year. The Ms. Universe Beauty Pageant in Vietnam, and the 2008 Olympic Games in China.

Don’t worry, this blog is still about online and offline making money ideas, but, just can’t help to appreciate the gift of beauty this wonderful women from all over the world posses.

So, here are my choices to win in this year’s Miss Universe contest. What’s yours?

Miss Universe 2008 Candidate -  Miss Spain - Claudia Moro[HTML2]

Miss Spain – Claudia Moro

Miss Universe 2008 Candidate - Miss South Africa - Tansey Coetzee[HTML2]

Miss South Africa – Tansey Coetzee

Miss Universe 2008 Candidate - Ms Russia[HTML2]

Miss Russia – Vera Krasova

Miss Universe 2008 Candidate - Ms Colombia[HTML2]

Miss Colombia – Taliana Vargas

Miss Universe 2008 Candidate - Ms USA[HTML2]

Miss USA – Crystle Stewart

Miss Universe 2008 Candidate - Ms Venezuela[HTML2]

Miss Venezuela – Dayana Mendoza

Miss Universe 2008 Candidate - Ms Philippines[HTML2]

Miss Philippines – Jennifer Barrientos

Miss Universe 2008 Candidate - Ms India[HTML2]

Miss India – Simran Kaur Mundi

Miss Universe 2008 Candidate - Ms Brazil[HTML2]

Miss Brazil – Natalia Anderle

Miss Universe 2008 Candidate - Ms Mexico[HTML2]

Miss Mexico – Elisa Najera

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Photo Credits: www.missuniverse.com

Miss Universe 2008 Results and Updates:

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).Top 10 Miss Universe 2008 Winners:

Ms. Venezuela, Ms. Kosovo, Ms. Mexico, Ms. Australia, Ms. Dominican Republic, Ms. Italy, Ms. Colombia, Ms. Russia, Ms. USA, Ms. Spain.

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: 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: Ms. El Salvador

Top 10 15 Miss Universe 2008 Winners:

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.