LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – The country rejoices for the breathtaking result as Miss Philippines and Miss USA are left on stage. After the competitive event for the dazzling Miss Universe 2012, Miss Philippines Janine Tugonon brings home the crown for being the 1st Runner-Up for the said beauty pageant.

Janine Tugonon
Ms. Janine Tugonon – Philippines – 1st Runner Up

The Top 10 Miss Universe 2012 Candidates are:

1 – Miss Australia: Renae Ayris
2 – Miss Russia: Elizabetha Golovanova
3 – Miss Brazil: Gabriela Markus
4 – Miss France: Anne Payet
5 – Miss Venezuela: Irene Esser
6 – Miss USA: Olivia Culpo
7 – Miss Hungary: Agnes Konkoly
8 – Miss South Africa: Melinda Bam
9 – Miss Mexico: Karina Gon
10 – Miss Philippines: Janine Tugonon


Narrowing the result to Top 5, the Miss Universe 2012 dazzling beauties are:
1 – Miss Venezuela: Irene Esser
2 – Miss Philippines: Janine Tugonon
3 – Miss Australia: Renae Ayris
4 – Miss USA: Olivia Culpo
5 – Miss Brazil: Gabriela Markus


Miss China Ji Dan Xu takes home the award for the Best in National Costume.


Miss Congeniality is awarded to Miss Guatemala, Laura Godoy.


For the winning beauties who fight for the crown, they are:

Miss Universe 2012: OLIVIA CULPO, USA
1st Runner-Up: Janine Tugonon, Philippines
2nd Runner-Up: Irene Esser, Venezuela
3rd Runner-Up: Renae Ayris, Australia
4th Runner-Up: Gabriela Markus, Brazil


For bringing home the award, the Philippines is proud of you, Miss Janine Tugonon!