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July 24th, 2006 under Miss America/ Miss USA

The new Miss Universe collapsed just moments after receiving her crown. Telemundo caught the incident on video after Sunday night’s telecast of the Miss Universe competition.Zuleyka Rivera Mendoza, 18, of Puerto Rico, can be seen in the background wearing her crown.She was surrounded by handlers when she fainted.The woman was wearing a dress made completely of metal chains and had been standing under hot stage lights for some time when she went limp.A worker picked her up and rushed her off stage, where she received treatment.Rivera won the title over 85 other contestants. Kurara Chibana of Japan was first runner-up; Lauriane Gillieron of Switzerland was second runner-up; and Lourdes Arevalos of Paraguay was third runner-up. Miss USA Tara Conner finished fourth.

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Reports said she did eat and blames it on excitement and the tight dress. 



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