Sunday, August 16, 2009

miss universe 2005

Miss Universe 2005, the 54th Miss Universe pageant, was held in Bangkok, Thailand on May 31, 2005.

At the conclusion of the final telecast, Miss Universe Canada, Natalie Glebova was crowned Miss Universe 2005 by outgoing titleholder Jennifer Hawkins of Australia. She was the second Canadian to win the title, following Karen Dianne Baldwin who was Miss Universe 1982.

The top fifteen was dominated by contestants from the Americas and Caribbean, whilst the top five consisted entirely of women from these regions.
Host City.

2005 was the second time the pageant was held in Bangkok. The city also hosted the Miss Universe 1992 competition, won by Michelle McLean of Namibia.

The Miss Universe was won by Natalie Glebova of Canada. 
The runners-up were: 
1st runner-up - Cynthia Olavarría (Puerto Rico) 
2nd runner-up - Renata Soñé (Dominican Republic) 
3rd runner-up - Laura Elizondo (Mexico) 
4th runner-up - Mónica Spear (Venezuela) 
The Top 10 (in order of final placement after competing in evening gown and swimsuit): Débora Sulca (Peru), Ieva Kokoreviča (Latvia), Fiona Hefti (Switzerland), Chelsea Cooley (USA), Elena Ralph (Israel) 
The Top 15 (in order of final placement after competing in evening gown): Evagelia Aravani (Greece), Claudia Henkel (South Africa), Helene Tråsavik (Norway), Magdalene Walcott (Trinidad and Tobago), Artika Sari Devi (Indonesia) 

Special awards
Photogenic: Gionna Cabrera (Philippines) 
Congeniality: Tricia Homer (US Virgin Islands) 
National Costume: Chananporn Rosjan (Thailand)


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