Miss Universe 2009 was held on Sunday, August 23. This year’s beauty pageant had 84 contestants vying for the Miss Universe title. The beauty contest was held at Atlantis Resort, on Paradise Island. The results are now out!
Miss Universe 2009 Winner
A star-studded panel of judges chose the winner Miss Venezuela, Stefania Fernandez, as MISS UNIVERSE® 2009 live from Atlantis, Paradise Island, Bahamas. Miss Venezuela, Stefania Fernandez, is 18-years-old and she is interested in International Relations.
Are you surprised by the results? Or, you actually expect another one to win?
- Miss Universe 2009 Winner
- Country: Venezuela
- Age: 18
- Fluent in: Spanish
Miss Universe 2009 Results
First Runner-Up: Miss Domincan Republic, Ada Aimee De La Cruz; will assume the duties of MISS UNIVERSE 2009 if the titleholder for some reason cannot fulfill her responsibilities.
Second Runner-Up: Miss Kosovo, Gona Dragusha.
Rest of Top Five: Miss Australia, Rachael Finch; Miss Puerto Rico, Mayra Matos Perez.
Rest of Top Ten: Miss South Africa, Tatum Keshwar; Miss Czech Republic, Iveta Lutovska; Miss Switzerland, Whitney Toyloy; Miss USA, Kristen Dalton; and Miss France, Chloe Mortaud.
Rest of Top Fifteen: Miss Albania, Hasna Xhukici; Miss Belgium, Zeynep Sever; Miss Croatia, Sarah Cosic; Miss Iceland, Ingibjorg Egilsdottir; and Miss Sweden, Renate Cerljen.
Miss Photogenic Universe™ Award: Miss Thailand, Chutima Durongdej. The general public voted on www.nbc.com for the delegate who exemplifies beauty through the lens of a camera. She was awarded a $1,000 cash prize and a gift from pageant sponsor Diamond Nexus Labs.
Miss Congeniality Universe™ Award: Miss China, Wang Jingyao. This award reflects the respect and admiration of the delegate’s peers, who voted for her as the most congenial, charismatic and inspirational participant. She was awarded a $1,000 cash prize and a gift from Diamond Nexus Labs.
Evening Gown competition of Miss Universe 2009. Watch these ladies showcase their gowns: Miss Peru, Miss Philippines, Miss Poland, Miss Puerto Rico, Miss Romania, Miss Russia, Miss Serbia, Miss Singapore, Miss Slovak Republic, Miss Slovenia, Miss South Africa, Miss Spain, Miss Sweden, Miss Switzerland, Miss Tanzania.
Miss Universe 2009: Simulated Swimsuit Competition
About Wang Jingyao
Some readers are interested to find out more about this Chinese Miss Congeniality Universe; so, we dig a bit. Wang Jingyao was born in Jinan (a northeastern province in China) on September 27, 1990. She stands 182cm tall and has a fabulous measurement of Bust-Waist-Hips in 81-61-90 cm. Her shoulder width is of 41cm.
Wang Jingyao is a student of Zhejiang University of Media & Communications (one of top universities in China). She majors in French-Chinese Bilingual announcing and anchoring. She has a blog on Sina and video blog on YouKu.