Contestants pose as they film a segment for the Miss Universe 2009 competition on Stocking Island, Exuma, Bahamas August 8, 2009. Miss Universe 2009 will be crowned in Paradise Island, Bahamas on August 23.
(Top row L-R) Angelika Jakubowska, Miss Poland 2009; Iveta Lutovska, Miss Czech Republic 2009; Bianca Manalo, Miss Philippines 2009; Indiana Sanchez, Miss Nicaragua 2009; Mareike Baumgarten Oroa, Miss Paraguay 2009; Racine Manley, Miss Guam 2009; Lourdes Figueroa, Miss Guatemala 2009; Diana Broce, Miss Panama 2009; Jessica Umana, Miss Costa Rica 2009; Katie Taylor, Miss New Zealand 2009; Avalon-Chanel Weyzig, Miss Netherlands 2009; Michelle Rouillard, Miss Dominican Republic 2009; Karen Schwarz, Miss Peru 2009, (bottom row L-R) Sandra Vinces, Miss Ecuador 2009; Sarah Cosic, Miss Croatia 2009; Wang Jingyao, Miss China 2009; Sandra Otohwo, Miss Nigeria 2009; Angenie Simon, Miss Curacao 2009; Mariana Valente, Miss Canada 2009; Eli Landa, Miss Norway 2009; Klelia Yiasemidou, Miss Cyprus 2009; Nicosia Lawson, Miss Colombia 2009 and Ada Aimee De la Cruz, Miss Cayman Islands 2009.
Miss Thailand Chutima Durongdej gets splashed by a dolphin at Dolphin Cay in Paradise Island
Miss Paraguay Mareike Baumgarten Oroa (L) and Miss China Wang Jingyao
(L-R) Miss New Zealand Katie Taylor, Miss Panama Diana Broce, Miss Paraguay Mareike Baumgarten Oroa and Miss Norway Eli Landa.
(L-R) Miss Ecuador Sandra Vinces, Miss Peru Karen Schwarz and Miss Dominican Republic Ada Aimee De la Cruz.
Miss Puerto Rico Mayra Matos, Miss Spain Estibaliz Pereira Rabade, Miss Romania Bianca Elena Constantin, and Miss Russia Sofia Rudyeva (L-R) pose by the poolside at Bimini Bay Resort and Marina in Bimini, the Bahamas August 8, 2009.
Miss Russia Sofia Rudyeva (L) and Miss Puerto Rico pose at Bimini Bay Resort and Marina in Bimini, the Bahamas August 8, 2009
Miss India Ekta Chowdhry hugs a dolphin at Dolphin Cay in Paradise Island, Bahamas August 8, 2009
Miss Venezuela Stefania Fernandez dances with a dolphin at Dolphin Cay in Paradise Island
Source : Daylife.com