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Miss Universo

Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2012, Bodine Koehler

Early frontrunners for Miss Universe 2012 title

17 December 2012

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the fairest of them all?

That question will be answered next Wednesday on 19 Dec (US time) when the finals of the Miss Universe are held at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.

89 of the world’s most gorgeous women – Singapore’s Lynn Tan included -- are right now busy attending photo shoots, etiquette courses and sponsors’ obligations ahead of the big night. 

But already some early frontrunners have emerged from the competition.

Missology, a community forum that analyses beauty pageants, have called out South Africa’s Melinda Bam, Venezuela’s Irene Esser, Ecuador’s Carolina Aguirre, Philippines’s Janine Tugunon and Malaysia’s Kimberly Leggett among the frontrunners.

Here are, in no order preferred, the top 10 names that are getting the most buzz.

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