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Sweden's Sanna finishes third at Eurovision

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Sweden's Sanna finishes third at Eurovision
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00:22 CEST+02:00
Sweden's Sanna Nielsen finished third at the Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday night, with a bearded "lady" finishing first.

Sanna Nielsen, 29, finished third in the contest with her ballad Undo.

The star of the night, however, was undoubtedly Conchita Wurst from Austria - a 25-year-old cross-dressing bearded man in a dress who took the majority of the votes with her Bond-esque song Rise Like A Phoenix.

Second place went to the Netherlands, followed by Sanna Nielsen in third.

Ten Stockholmers share their thoughts about Sanna

"To get to showcase Undo for a bigger audience in Europe is really exciting. It's a huge honour. It's amazing to be chosen to represent your country like this," Nielsen told The Local on Friday

To catch up on the whole evening in Live Blog format, click here

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