Congratulations to Miss Angola Leila Lopes for winning the Miss Universe 2011 beauty pageant. Out of 89 Miss Universe 2011 contestants, the stunning 25 year old won the coveted Miss Universe crown. Miss Lopes, a business management student, received her award from outgoing Miss Universe 2010 titleholder Ximena Navarette of Mexico.
Miss Angola bested the other Miss Universe 2011 contestants in the top 10 from Panama, Portugal, France, Costa Rica, Australia, China, Philippines, Brazil, and Ukraine. Miss China Zilin Luo was 4th runner up, Shamcey Supsup of the Philippines placed 3rd runner up, Brazil's own Priscila Machado came in at 2nd runner up and Miss Ukraine Olesya Stefanko was chosen as the first runner up.
This is the 60th year of the Miss Universe pageant and the first win for Angola in the international beauty contest. The contest was held in Sao Paulo, Brazil. You can expect the Miss Universe 2011 contestants and the entire country of Angola will be partying hard tonight!