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Manasi Moghe, Miss India 2013, competes in her evening gown during the preliminary competitionFacebook/Manasi Moghe
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Brenda Gonzalez, Miss Argentina 2013, competes in her evening gown during the preliminary competitionReuters
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Alexia Viruez, Miss Bolivia 2013, competes in her evening gown during the preliminary competitionReuters
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Jakelyne Oliveira, Miss Brazil 2013, competes in her evening gown during the preliminary competitionReuters
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Gabriela Kratochvilova, Miss Czech Republic 2013, competes in her evening gown during the preliminary competitionReuters
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Hinarani de Longeaux, Miss France 2013, competes in her evening gown during the preliminary competitionReuters
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Anne Julia Hagen, Miss Germany 2013, competes in her evening gown during the preliminary competitionReuters
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Amy Willerton, Miss Great Britain 2013, competes in her evening gown during the preliminary competitionReuters
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Whulandary, Miss Indonesia 2013, competes in her evening gown during the preliminary competitionReuters
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Yukimi Matsuo, Miss Japan 2013, competes in her evening gown during the preliminary competitionReuters
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Carey Ng, Miss Malaysia 2013, competes in her evening gown during the preliminary competitionReuters
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Patricia Yurena Rodriguez, Miss Spain 2013, competes in her evening gown during the preliminary competitionReuters
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Amanda Ratnayake, Miss Sri Lanka 2013, competes in her evening gown during the preliminary competitionReuters
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Moe Set Wine, Miss Myanmar 2013, competes in her evening gown during the preliminary competitionReuters
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Cynthia Duque, Miss Mexico 2013, competes in her evening gown during the preliminary competitionReuters
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Paulina Krupinska, Miss Poland 2013, competes in her evening gown during the preliminary competitionReuters
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Ariella Arida, Miss Philippines 2013, competes in her evening gown during the preliminary competitionReuters
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Guadalupe Gonzalez, Miss Paraguay 2013, competes in her evening gown during the preliminary competitionReuters
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Olga Storozhenko, Miss Ukraine 2013, competes in her evening gown during the preliminary competitionReuters
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Erin Brady, Miss USA 2013, competes in her evening gown during the preliminary competitionReuters
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Gabriela Isler, Miss Venezuela 2013, competes in her evening gown during the preliminary competitionReuters
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Chalita Yaemwannang, Miss Thailand 2013, competes in her evening gown during the preliminary competitionReuters
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Berrin Keklikler, Miss Turkey 2013, competes in her evening gown during the preliminary competitionReuters

The 86 contestants at the Miss Universe 2013 pageant mesmerised the crowds in their evening gowns, during the preliminary competition on Tuesday evening.

After the swimwear round, the contestants paraded on the ramp and flaunted their gowns at the event, which is being held at Crocus City Hall in Moscow.

Evening gown, swimwear, and question and answer rounds are the most important contests in the Miss Universe competition. The scores of the evening gown and swimwear rounds will add up to the final score, following which the top five finalists will be selected.

The preliminary judges of the event are E! News correspondent Alicia Quarles, modeling manager Corrine Nicolas, award-winning TV journalist David Perozzi, PR and marketing manager Gabriel Rivera-Barraza, businesswoman Irina Agalarova, Senior Vice President  of Telemundo media Jose Sariego and Miss Universe 2010 Elena Semikina from Canada.

While some of the contestants turned out to be a major surprise during the contests, some disappointed.

Contestants from Tanazia, India, Dominican Republic, Israel, Belgium, USA, Poland, Korea, Argentina, Haiti, Spain Philippines, Turkey, Italy, Malaysia, Russia, Indonesia, Puerto Rico and others were among the prettiest candidates who walked on stage in their beautiful gowns.

The event was hosted by Miss Universe 2012 Olivia Culpo and Nick Teplitz. The crowning event will take place on 9 November in Russia where current Miss Universe title holder Olivia Culpo will crown the winner.?

 Click on 'start' to check out the photos of some of the contestants who walked the ramp in their gowns.