Anyways, for those who missed the 2008 Miss Universe Pageant, Miss Venezuela, Dayana Mendoza has been crowned as this year's Miss Universe. The runner ups are as follows:
1st runner-up: Taliana Vargas (Colombia)
2nd runner-up: Marianne Cruz (Dominican Republic)
3rd runner-up: Vera Krasova (Russia)
4th runner-up: Elisa Najera (Mexico)
Best in Bikini - Queen of Vinpearl
Winner: Elisa Najera (Mexico)
Top 5 finalists: Taliana Vargas (Colombia), Simran Kaur (India), Claudia Moro (Spain), Crystle Stewart (USA).
Best in Áo dài (Vietnamese National Costume)
Winner: Dayana Mendoza (Venezuela)
Runner-ups: Simran Kaur (India), Nguy?n Thùy Lâm (Vietnam), Gavintra Photijak (Thailand), Alfina Nasyrova (Kazakhstan)
Ms. Congeniality - Ms. El Salvador
I also found a nice clip about Ms. Venezuela from YouTube.