Lets see some interesting data of Miss Universe 2010:
- Mexico wins Miss Universe for the second time, the first was Lupita Jones in 1991. Coincidentally, Jones was also crowned in Las Vegas.
- Lupita Jones (41 years old) trained Jimena Navarrete for this contest.
- Lupita Jones and Jimena Navarrete, both wered red dresses in the evening gown.
- Countries who also entered the top 15 the previous year were Albania, Australia, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Puerto Rico, and South Africa
- Jamaica, Ukraine, Albania, and Guatemala places their highest ever in the pageant
- Czech Republic placed for the fourth consecutive time
- Australia scored its third straight placement and its highest since Jennifer Hawkins’s victory in 2004
- Guatemala last placed in 1984
- Ireland last placed in 1998
- Philippines last placed in 1999
- Russia and Colombia last placed in 2008
- USA failed to place in the semifinals for the fourth time in pageant history
- Venezuela did not make the cut for the first time since 2006
- This is also the first time in pageant history where a country (Venezuela) has won twice in consecutive years and failed to place in the following year
- Thailand won both Miss Photogenic and Best National Costume titles, the first time a country accomplished this feat
- European delegates dominated the semifinals for the third consecutive time with 7 semi-finalists, followed by Caribbean with 2 semi-finalists
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Post author: Daniel Semper