Saturday, June 11, 2011

Miss Universe 2010 contestants, poses in their national costume for a pre-taped segment of the Miss Universe 2010 competition, Aug. 18, 2010. (Part 2)


In a photo provided by the Miss Universe Organization, Maiko Itai, Miss Japan 2010, wears her national costume for a pre taped segment of the 2010 Miss Universe Competition at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2010.




Sonia Cruz, Miss El Salvador 2010, wears her national costume for a pre taped segment of the 2010 Miss Universe Competition at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2010.




In a photo provided by the Miss Universe Organization, Yendi Phillipps, Miss Jamaica 2010, wears her national costume for a pre taped segment of the 2010 Miss Universe Competition at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2010.




In a photo provided buy the Miss Universe Organization, Ria van Dyke, Miss New Zealand 2010, wears her national costume for a pre taped segment of the 2010 Miss Universe Competition at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2010.




Miss Panama Anyoli Abrego poses in her national costume for a pre-taped segment of the Miss Universe 2010 competition at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada August 18, 2010. The Miss Universe 2010 pageant will take place in Las Vegas on August 23.




Miss Nigeria Ngozi Odalonu poses in her national costume for a pre-taped segment of the Miss Universe 2010 competition at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada August 18, 2010. The Miss Universe 2010 pageant will take place in Las Vegas on August 23.




Miss Malaysia Nadine Ann Thomas poses in her national costume for a pre-taped segment of the Miss Universe 2010 competition at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada August 18, 2010. The Miss Universe 2010 pageant will take place in Las Vegas on August 23.




Miss Costa Rica Marva Wright poses in her national costume for a pre-taped segment of the Miss Universe 2010 competition at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada August 18, 2010. The Miss Universe 2010 pageant will take place in Las Vegas on August 23.



Miss Finland Viivi Pumpanen poses in her national costume for a pre-taped segment of the Miss Universe 2010 competition at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada August 18, 2010. The Miss Universe 2010 pageant will take place in Las Vegas on August 23.




Miss Denmark Ena Sandra poses in her national costume for a pre-taped segment of the Miss Universe 2010 competition at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada August 18, 2010. The Miss Universe 2010 pageant will take place in Las Vegas on August 23.



photo: AP, Reuters