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Miss Universe 2013: Gabriela Isler

Gabriela Isler

A 25-year-old Venezuelan television presenter,Gabriela Isler,was crowned Miss Universe in Moscow in a glittering ceremony. (AP)

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Judges,including rock star Steven Tyler from Aerosmith,picked the winner from a total of 86 contestants at the show,watched by millions of viewers around the world. (AP)

Isler

Last year's winner Olivia Culpo of the United States placed a diamond crown on the head of Isler,who wore a silver rhine-stone studded evening dress. (AP)

Isler

Isler's triumph was the seventh Miss Universe win for Venezuela,where beauty pageants are a major source of national pride. (AP)

Miss Universe

After the show,she beamed and waved to journalists,wearing the Miss Universe sash and standing next to the show's owner,US tycoon Donald Trump. (AP)

Isler

In the decisive interview round that concludes the competition,Tyler asked Isler,who won Miss Venezuela last year,what her greatest fear was. (AP)

Miss Universe

She did not give any details,but said: "I believe we should overcome all our fears and this in turn will make us stronger," speaking in Spanish through an interpreter. (AP)

Isler

Isler is now set to pose today in a specially created jewelled swimsuit that the organisers said was worth $1 million. (AP)

Miss Universe

The previous Miss Universe,Culpo,earlier appeared on stage wearing the white cutaway swimsuit studded with diamonds,rubies and emeralds. Miss Universe 2013 crowned. (AP)

Miss Universe

"That swimsuit travels with an armed security guard 24/7," commented co-host Thomas Roberts,an American television presenter. Miss Universe poses for the shutterbugs. (AP)

Miss Universe

The show included a performance by Tyler,who sang "Dream on,dream until your dream comes true," while standing on top of a white grand piano. (AP)

Miss Universe

All 86 contestants initially appeared on stage in red and black cocktail dresses. They then changed into red and black bikinis.
Gabriela Isler,was crowned Miss Universe. (AP)