Miss Universe 2013 is around the corner and in only 25 days; you will see reigning Miss Universe 2012 Olivia Culpo crown a new beauty queen. Though all 21 contestants at the pageant are gorgeous and breathtakingly beautiful in their own way, there will always remain a few who will stand out of the crowd. It's a competition after all and only one will be chosen as a winner. Let's check out a few of gorgeous looking beauties.
Miss Austria 2013 - Twenty three year old Doris Hoffmann represents Austria at the Miss Universe 2013 contest. The blonde beauty was raised in Steyr, Austria. Her hobbies and interests include playing the piano, fitness, meeting friends, watching movies, cooking and horseback riding. Doris is happiest when she is with her family and tries to remain true to herself at all times, according to the Miss Universe Website.
"If everybody does their part to change the world little by little, we can make a huge difference," she says.
Miss Australia 2013 - Olivia Wells is just 19 and represents Australia at the Miss Universe 2013 contest. The Melbourne-born beauty is a student at Monash University studying medicine and surgery. Currently running a homework club for English second-language students, Wells inspired to work as a doctor in developing countries. Olivia describes herself as an "Aussie beach bum who loves sunshine, snorkelling, camping and a laid back lifestyle."
Miss New Zealand 2013 - The beautiful Holly Michelle Cassidy from New Zealand is the newly crowned contestant to peg for Miss Universe 2013. She works at Barfoot and Thompson Meadowbank as an office administration manager. Ever since she has been given the task to represent her country at Miss Universe, Cassidy admits life has been very busy and exciting.
Miss Canada 2013 - Twenty-seven year old Riza Santos is probably the oldest and wisest contestant at Miss Universe 2013 from Canada. She was earlier associated with the Canadian Forces Army Reserve but quit her adventurous career to become an experienced actress and dancer. She is also vocally trained in musical theatre and opera and excels in jazz, hip-hop, salsa and traditional Filipino dance. We would like to see this multi-talented gem in the talent round for sure!
Miss USA 2013: Erin Brady will represent the United States of America at the Miss Universe 2013 contest. The East Hampton, Connecticut native worked as a financial accountant before winning the crown. The 25-year-old blonde beauty loves cooking, skiing and running. She is currently training for her first marathon next year.
Miss Chile 2013 - Maria Jesus Matthei was crowned as Chile's choice on October 6 in Santiago to represent her country at the Miss Universe 2013. "I decided to enter this contest because I've traveled a lot, I'm a cosmopolitan girl and I love beauty contests," says Matthei. The 21-year-old's aunt, Evelyn Matthei, is running against favored incumbent Michelle Bachelet in Chile's first presidential race to have only female candidates.
Miss Poland 2013 - Paulina Krupinska is gorgeous and represents Poland at Miss Universe 2013 contest. Krupińska is a trained mountain biker who rides 50km each day! She also enjoys dancing, skiing, paragliding and playing Djembe drums! She has many interesting facts.. Due to a biking accident in Poland, Paulina now sees double and she once fell from a catwalk modeling and now has a "hole" in her leg!
Miss Russia 2013 - Elmira Abdrazakova represents the host country Russia at the Miss Universe 2013 and has look that will not let you move away from her face. The 19-year-old blue-eyed girl was hails from a small Siberian town where she attended music school. Elmira is currently studying global economics at the Railroad University of Siberia, but wants to be an actress.
The above mentioned profiles are just a few contestants out of the total. Check out the slideshow above for the pictures. We would like to reiterate that all the representatives are beautiful and are winners from their respective countries. The pageant will be held on November 9 at the Crocus City Hall in Moscow, Russia.