Miss Venezuela Stefania Fernandez is crowned Miss Universe 2009 at the pageant in Nassau, Bahamas. She was crowned by 2008 Miss Universe Dayana Mendoza also from Venezuela. The televised event includes musical performances by Flo Rida, Heidi Montag, David Guetta and Kelly Rowland.
Venezuela has won five Miss Universe titles, five Miss World and four Miss International crowns which are more than any other country.
The other finalists were Miss Kosovo, Miss Australia and Miss Puerto Rico. The first runner-up title is shared by Miss Australia Rachael Finch and Miss Puerto Rico Mayra Matos Perez, with the title of second runner-up going to Miss Kosovo Gona Dragusha.
Miss China, Wang Jingyao, was named Miss Congeniality and Miss Thailand, Chutima Durongdej, won Miss Photogenic.
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