During the preliminary competition yesterday which was aired via live streaming on Ustream.tv, we picked our favorite 15 contestants in the swimsuit category.
The Top 3 in no particular order are:
Miss Dominican Republic
Other candidates who did best in the swimsuit competition are Puerto Rico, Croatia, Philippines, Panama, The Netherlands, Mexico, Ireland, Haiti, France, Czech Republic, Brazil and Colombia.
(In this bunch, more than half are crowd favorites. Croatia, Panama, The Netherlands, Haiti, Czech Republic and Ukraine are all under the radar until the prelims.)
Strong alternates in the swimsuit competition are Australia, USA, Trinidad and Tobago, Albania and Jamaica.
Watch for our Miss Universe 2010 Top 15 picks overall this Monday, a day before the grand coronation night.