Bahraini model has been nominated for Miss Universe 2013, becoming the first Arab Gulf woman to take part in the largest beauty pageant in the world.
Twenty-three-year old Shaila Sabt had previously been crowned Bahrain's Top
A 20-year-old beauty queen who plays the cello and is a breast cancer advocate was crowned Miss Universe on Wednesday, the eighth time an American has won the pageant where the world's most beautiful women parade in bikinis and ball gowns.
Jimena Navarrete, a 22-year-old model from Mexico, was named Miss Universe in Las Vegas Monday, extending Latin America's domination of the pageant to three consecutive years.
The first runner-up was Miss Jamaica, Yendi
Miss Venezuela, Stefania Fernandez, has been crowned Miss Universe 2009, giving her country its sixth title in the international beauty pageant.
Fernandez, an 18-year-old brunette, became the 58th winner of the title in a sh
Miss Venezuela, Dayana Mendoza, was crowned Miss Universe 2008 in Vietnam's resort city of Nha Trang on Monday.
The 22-year-old brunette was given her crown, made of white and yellow gold and precious stones, by last year's winner, Riyo Mo