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Miss Venezuela Wins Moscow Pageant

Gabriela Isler of Venezuela was crowned Miss Universe 2013 in Moscow.
Gabriela Isler of Venezuela has been crowned Miss Universe in the annual beauty contest, held this year in the Russian capital, Moscow.

The 25-year-old, who works as a presenter on Venezuelan television, was chosen on November 9 by judges, including Steven Tyler, singer of rock band Aerosmith.

Eighty-six women from around the world competed for the title. The women posed in cocktail dresses, bikinis, and evening gowns during the competition.

It was the first time the 61-year-old contest, which is owned by U.S. mogul Donald Trump, was held in Russia.

Based on reporting by ITAR-TASS and AFP