Last night Miss Angola, Leila Lopes, was crowned the winner of the 2011 Miss Universe competition by Miss Universe 2010, Ximena Navarrete from Mexico (above). Lopes celebrated her win on stage during the live broadcast on NBC from Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Angola is a south-central African country bordered by Namibia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Zambia.
In addition to Lopes, the top 10 contestants hailed from Australia, Costa Rica, France, Ukraine, Portugal, Panama, Phillippines, China, and Brazil. Check out their bikini photos on page 2!
CHECK OUT PAGE 2 FOR PHOTOS OF THE TOP 10 IN BIKINIS!