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Top 10: Miss Universe 2015

Last updated on: December 21, 2015 18:44 IST
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Contestants who made it to the Top 10 and more drama at the Miss Universe 2015 pageant.

Miss Philippines Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach is Miss Universe 2015.

But there were other contestants who impressed the judges and the audience with their talent and beauty.

Meet the Miss Universe 2015 contestants who made it to the Top 10. 

1. Miss Dominican Republic 

Clarissa Molina, Miss Universe Dominican Republic 2015

Miss Dominican Republic Clarissa Molina creates some drama on-stage in this gorgeous white gown.

Photograph: Courtesy Patrick Prather/The Miss Universe Organisation  

Clarissa Molina, Miss Universe Dominican Republic 2015

That's her during the National Costume round. Quite dramatic, isn't it?

Photograph: Courtesy Richard D Salyer/The Miss Universe Organisation 

2. Miss USA 

Miss USA

Miss USA Olivia Jordan is a vision in white in this ravishing gown. 

Photograph: Courtesy Patrick Prather/The Miss Universe Organisation

3. Miss Venezuela 

Mariana Jimenez, Miss Universe Venezuela 2015

Miss Venezuela Mariana Jimenez, also in white, is all smiles. 

Photograph: Courtesy Patrick Prather/The Miss Universe Organisation 

4. Miss Curacao

Kanisha Sluis, Miss Universe Curacao 2015

Miss Curacao Kanisha Sluis celebrates the culture of her country in this colourful costume.

It's her tribute to Elizabeth Nena Sanchez, the local Queen of Art and former Miss Curacao.

There are tropical flowers, a typical native cottage window panelled in blue to represent the sea. 

Photographer: Courtesy Richard D Salyer/The Miss Universe Organisation 

5. Miss France 

Flora Coquerel, Miss Universe France 2015

Miss France Flora Coquerel is gorgeous in red. 

Photograph: Courtesy Patrick Prather/The Miss Universe Organisation 

6. Miss Columbia 

Miss Columbia

Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutierrez brings the natural beauty of her country alive onstage. 

Photograph: Courtesy Richard D Salyer/The Miss Universe Organisation

7. Miss Thailand 

Aniporn Chalermburanawong, Miss Universe Thailand 2015

Miss Thailand Aniporn Chalermburanawong cuts a pretty picture in white. 

Photograph: Courtesy Patrick Prather/The Miss Universe Organisation

Miss Thailand

Dressed in a cut-out of Thailand's popular tuk-tuk on her back, she was voted the favourite in the National Costume round. 

Photograph: Courtesy Richard D Salyer/The Miss Universe Organisation 

8. Miss Philippines 

Miss Philippines

Miss Philippines Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach was crowned Miss Universe 2015.

This outfit, which she wore during the National Costume round, has a lot of detailing and represents the Filipino tradition. 

Photograph: Courtesy Richard D Salyer/The Miss Universe Organisation 

9. Miss Australia 

Miss Australia

Miss Australia Monika Radulovic looks simply stunning!

Photograph: Courtesy Pratick Prather/The Miss Universe Organisation 

10. Miss Japan 

Miss Japan

Miss Japan Ariana Miyamoto chose gold for the evening. 

Photograph: Courtesy Pratick Prather/The Miss Universe Organisation 

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Miss India

Miss India

Miss India Urvashi Rautela didn't make it in the Top 10, but she deserves a special mention for emerging as the best performer in the Talent Round.  

Photograph: Courtesy Patrick Prather/The Miss Universe Organisation 

Miss Austria

Miss Austria

Miss Austria pays tribute to the Queen of Europe, Conchita Wurst.

Hats off to Amina Dagi for wearing this costume that celebrates equality -- don't miss the beard! :)

Photograph: Courtesy Patrick Prather/The Miss Universe Organisation

Miss Slovenia

Miss Slovenia

To her fans' disappointment, Miss Solvenia Ana Halozan suffered a frightening seizure before the competition.

When she woke up, the right side of her face was paralysed.

Photograph: Courtesy Darren Decker/The Miss Universe Organisation

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