Shamcey takes 3rd runner up in Miss Universe pageant

Miss Philippines Shamcey Supsup was named third runner-up at the 2011 Miss Universe pageant at the Credicard Hall in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Miss Angola, 25-year-old Leila Lopes, was crowned Miss Universe 2011.

Miss China Luo Zilin was named fourth runner-up, Miss Brazil Priscila Machado was named second runner-up, while Miss Ukraine Olesya Stefanko was named first runner-up.

Lopes will succeed Miss Universe 2010 Ximena Navarrete of Mexico.

One of the heavy favorites as the pageant progressed, Shamcey impressed fans with her answer during the Q and A portion. Judge Vivica A. Fox asked Miss Philippines if she would change her religion to marry someone she loves. Shamcey answered no.

“I would not change my religion because, first of all, I love my God who created me and if that person truly loves me, he must also love my God,” she said.

Thoughout the competition, Shamcey was among the top placers in NBC.com's Miss Universe fan voting poll.

Last year, Ma. Venus Raj was named Miss Universe fourth runner-up.


Here's the list of winners:

Miss Universe 2011: Miss Angola, Leila Lopes

1st Runner-up - Miss Ukraine, Olesya Stefanko

2nd Runner-up - Miss Brazil, Priscila Machado

3rd Runner-up - Miss Philippines, Shamcey Supsup

4th Runner-up - Miss China , Zi Lin Luo Luo

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