Tuesday, 13 September 2011
Angolan Beauty Queen wins the 2011 Miss Universe Crown
“Thank God I’m very satisfied with the way God created me and I wouldn’t change a thing…I consider myself a woman endowed with inner beauty. I have acquired many wonderful principles from my family and I intend to follow these for the rest of my life.“
Other beauty queens in the top 5 were Olesia Stefanko from Ukraine (1st Runner-Up), Priscila Machado from Brazil (2nd Runner-Up), Shamcey Supsup from the Philippines and Luo Zilin from China.
Miss Panama, Sheldry Saez won the Best National Costume Award; Miss Montenegro, Nikolina Loncar was voted by the fellow contestants as Miss Congeniality and Miss Sweden, Ronnia Fornstedt won the Miss Photogenic prize. The event was held in Credicard Hall in Sau Paulo, Brazil and was hosted by TV's Andy Cohen and Natalie Morales of NBC's.
This is the first time a beauty queen from Angola has been crowned as Miss Universe! Congrats to Leila.