12 July 2009
Puerto Rico Leads the Popularity Contest at the Miss International Beauty 2009
Miss International Beauty 2009 is now in Urumqi, China with 42 lovely beauty queens from all over the world who are vying for the title. Read this blog entry for more information on the pageant.
One of the finalists will be selected by a fast track event, the Miss Internet Popularity 2009. According to its official website, the winner "will automatically
advance to the final round of Miss International Beauty 2009 final".
Miss Puerto Rico, Darli Arni Pacheco Montanez, is currently leading the popularity contest with 5100 votes.
The voting is very different since it involves money. 10 votes cost US$3. US$15 makes 50 votes. 100 votes = US$30; 200 votes = US$60; 400 votes = US$100; and 1,200 votes = US$300. One can buy votes through credit cards.
Miss Belorussia Nikiforova Oxana, Miss Poland Piatek Julia and Miss Korea Lee Yoon-a are in second place with 1,700 votes each.
In third place are Miss Russia Botova Anna, Miss Vietnam Diep Hoang Thi Vu, and Miss Mongolia Unurbayar Buyankhishig with 1,600 votes each.
Miss Indonesia Go Ellan is in fourth place with her 1,250 votes.
In fifth place are Miss Uzbekistan Korzhova Olga, Miss Siberia Dolgova Ekaterina and Miss India Tarafdar Payel. The three ladies have 1,200 votes each.
All the candidates except Miss Philippines Lopena Maria Elena Salas have at least 100 votes.