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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

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