A Venezuelan beauty, Dayana Mendoza was crowned Miss Universe 2008 by Riyo Mori (Miss Universe 2007 Winner) at the grand finale of 57th edition of Miss Universe beauty contest. 80 beauty contestants was participated for the title, Miss Universe 2008 which was held at the Crown Convention Center in the Diamond Bay Resort, Nha Trang, Vietnam on Monday night of 14th July, 2008.
When asked a question to Dayana Mendoza, “Which have it easier in life: men or women?”
She Answered, “God made us to share and have differences, but big differences? I don’t think so. The difference is that men think, they think that the faster way to go to a point is to go straight, and women know that the faster way to go to a point is go the curves and fix every curls“.
Dayana Mendoza’s Profile:
Dayana Mendoza’s full name is Dayana Sabrina Mendoza Moncada. Her birthdate is 1st June, 1986. Dayana’s hometown is Caracas, Venezuela. She is 176 cm tall. Her vital statistics 33-23-35. Her Hair color is Brown and Eye color is Green. Dayana knows Spanish, Italian and English very well. She was a Elite Model Look International 2001 finalists. She has also won Miss Venezuela 2007 pageant on 13th September, 2007.
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Miss Universe 2008 Semifinalists:
Dayana Mendoza from Venezuela won Miss Universe 2008 crown. Taliana Vargas from Colombia won the First Runner-up Miss Universe 2008 title. Marianne Cruz from Dominican Republic won the Second Runner-up Miss Universe 2008 title. While Vera Krasova from Russia and Elisa Najera from Mexico placed Third and Fourth.
Gavintra Photijak from Thailand won the Best National Costume special award. While Rebeca Moreno from El Salvador won Miss Congeniality award.