22-year Jimena Navarrete from Mexico is the winner of this year's Miss Universe pageant held at the Mandalay Bay Events Center at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, Las Vegas.
Jimena (Jimena Navarrete Rosete) is a Mexican model and beauty pageant titleholder. She was crowned Nuestra Belleza Jalisco in Guadalajara, Jalisco, on July 16, 2009, and Nuestra Belleza M�xico on September 20, 2009, in M�rida, Yucat�n.
Born and raised in Guadalajara, Jimena studied nutrition prior to her participation in beauty pageants. After winning her state pageant, she competed against thirty-three other contestants in Nuestra Belleza M�xico 2009, where she obtained first place. She is the second consecutive winner from Jalisco, following Karla Carrillo, the outgoing titleholder.
First Runner-up: Miss Jamaica Yendi Phillipps
Second Runner-up: Miss Australia Jesinta Campbell
Third Runner-up: Miss Ukraine Anna Poslavska
Fourth Runner-up: Miss Philippines Venus Raj
Miss Congeniality: Miss Australia Miss Australia Jesinta Campbell
Miss Photogenic: Miss Thailand Fonthip Watcharatrakul
Best National Costume: Miss Thailand Fonthip Watcharatrakul