Miss Universe Crowned

Donald Trump's Miss Universe Organization once again presented some of the most beautiful women in the world. Miss Venezuela took home the crown, but she had stiff competition. Check out her and other bikini-clad contestants.

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Miss Venezuela Stefania Fernandez, behind, hugs Miss Universe 2008 Dayana Mendoza, also of Venezuela, after being wining the Miss Universe beauty pageant in Nassau, Bahamas.
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Miss Venezuela Stefania Fernandez is crowned Miss Universe 2009 by 2008 Miss Universe Dayana Mendoza from Venezuela.
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The Miss Universe sash passes from 2008's Dayana Mendoza to 2009's Stefania Fernandez. Both are from Venezuela.
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Miss Switzerland Whitney Toyloy celebrates being named in the Top 10 of the Miss Universe beauty pageant as Miss Puerto Rico Mayra Matos Perez and Miss USA Kristen Dalton look on.
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Miss USA, Kristen Dalton, walks the runway during the preliminary swimsuit competition of the Miss Universe pageant. The winner will be announced on Sunday, August 23 at 9pm ET on NBC. Here are some of the contestants, from 84 countries, who will compete.
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Miss Ukraine, Kristina Kots-Gotlib, walks the runway during a swimsuit event in the Miss Universe competition.
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Miss Puerto Rico, Mayra Matos Perez, during the swimsuit event of the 2009 Miss Universe Preliminary Competition.
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Miss Ukraine Kristina Kots-Gotlib, Miss Uruguay Cinthia D'Ottone, Miss USA Kristen Dalton and Miss Venezuela Stefania Fernandez stand together during the swimsuit event of the 2009 Miss Universe Preliminary Competition.
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Miss Canada, Mariana Valente, poses during the swimsuit event of the 2009 Miss Universe Preliminary Competition in Atlantis, Paradise Island, Bahamas.
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Miss Montenegro, Anja Jovanovic, walks the runway during the swimsuit event of the 2009 Miss Universe Preliminary Competition.
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Miss Russia, Sofia Rudyeva, poses during the swimsuit event of the 2009 Miss Universe Preliminary Competition.
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Miss Puerto Rico, Mayra Matos Perez, walks the runway during the swimsuit event of the 2009 Miss Universe Preliminary Competition.
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Miss Puerto Rico Mayra Matos Perez, Miss Romania Bianca Elena Constantin and Miss Russia Sofia Rudyeva participate in the swimsuit event of the 2009 Miss Universe Preliminary Competition.
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Miss Finland, Essi Poysti, walks during the swimsuit event of the 2009 Miss Universe Preliminary Competition.
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Miss Japan, Emiri Miyasaka, walks off stage during the swimsuit event of the 2009 Miss Universe Preliminary Competition.
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Miss Ethiopia, Melat Yante, poses during the swimsuit event of the 2009 Miss Universe Preliminary Competition.
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Miss Japan, Emiri Miyasaka, poses during the swimsuit event of the 2009 Miss Universe Preliminary Competition.
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Miss Universe 2008 Dayana Mendoza, front, poses with contestants of the Miss Universe 2009 beauty pageant for the official swimsuit photo at Atlantis, Paradise Island, Bahamas.
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Miss Switzerland, Whitney Toyloy, walks during the swimsuit event of the 2009 Miss Universe Preliminary Competition.
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Miss Indonesia, Zivanna Letisha Siregar, walks during the swimsuit event of the 2009 Miss Universe Preliminary Competition.
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Miss Peru, Karen Schwarz, walks during the swimsuit event of the 2009 Miss Universe Preliminary Competition.
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Miss Brazil, Larissa Costa, walks during the swimsuit event of the 2009 Miss Universe Preliminary Competition in Atlantis, Paradise Island, Bahamas.
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Miss South Africa, Tatum Keshwar, poses during a Miss Universe swimsuit event in Freeport, Grand Bahama.
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Miss Cyprus, Klelia Yiasemidou, stands during the swimsuit event of the 2009 Miss Universe Preliminary Competition.
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Miss Sweden, Renate Cerljen, poses during the swimsuit event of the 2009 Miss Universe Preliminary Competition.
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Contestants of the Miss Universe 2009 beauty pageant pose for the official swimsuit photo at Atlantis, Paradise Island, Bahamas. Contestants from 84 countries will compete for the coveted crown on August 23.
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