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Miss Venezuela Dayana Mendoza Miss Universe 2008 Winner

Miss Venezuela, Dayana Mendoza, was crowned Miss Universe 2008 in Vietnam's resort city of Nha Trang on Monday.

The 22-year-old brunette was given her crown, made of white and yellow gold and precious stones, by last year's winner, Riyo Mori of Japan, at the pageant finale watched by nearly a billion television viewers worldwide.



















Vera Krasova, Miss Russia 2008 is a Top 10 semi-finalist vying for the title of Miss Universe 2008. She poses in her evening gown for the judges during the 57th annual Miss Universe
competition.



Elisa Najera, Miss Mexico 2008 is a Top 10 semi-finalist vying for the title of Miss Universe 2008. She poses in her evening gown for the judges during the 57th annual Miss Universe competition.



Zana Krasniqi, Miss Kosovo 2008 is a Top 10 semi-finalist vying for the title of Miss Universe 2008. She poses in her evening gown for the judges during the 57th annual Miss Universe competition.



Claudia Ferraris, Miss Italy 2008 is a Top 10 semi-finalist vying for the title of Miss Universe 2008. She poses in her evening gown for the judges during the 57th annual Miss Universe competition.



Marianne Cruz Gonzalez, Miss Dominican Republic 2008 is a Top 10 semi-finalist vying for the title of Miss Universe 2008. She poses in her evening gown for the judges during the 57th annual Miss Universe competition.



Taliana Vargas, Miss Colombia 2008 is a Top 10 semi-finalist vying for the title of Miss Universe 2008. She poses in her evening gown for the judges during the 57th annual Miss Universe competition



Laura Dundovic, Miss Australia 2008 is a Top 10 semi-finalist vying for the title of Miss Universe 2008. She poses in her evening gown for the judges during the 57th annual Miss Universe competition at the Crown Convention Center in Nha Trang, Vietnam on July 14, 2008



The Top 10 semi-finalists competing for the title of Miss Universe 2008 pose together in their evening gowns during the 57th annual Miss Universe competition.



The 80 contestants that competed in the 57th Annual Miss Universe competition that took place in Nha Trang, Vietnam at the Crown Convention Center