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2008 Eurovision results: The final winner is Russia

2008 Eurovision results: The final winner is Russia The results of the final of the 2008 Eurovision song contest are out and the winner is Russia. Favourite with the odds makers at Bet 365 all the way from the very beginning of the song contest, Russia, represented on the 2008 Eurovision by Dima Bilan, had no trouble beating Ukraine and Greece in the final. Russia won 272 points from viewers from 43 countries, who picked the winner by phone calls and text messages. Ukraine, represented by Ani Lorak, came second in the 2008 Eurovision results with 230 points and Greece's Kalomira was third with 218 points from the voters. At the British bookmaker Russia opened the odds at 3/1 favourite before the start of the semi-finals and kept the favourite spot all the way through. Serbia was listed as second with odds 5/1, but unfortunately finished in sixth place. Ukraine was 11/2 to win the 2008 Eurovision song contest and Greece was at 13/2. The Eurovision winner Russia will host the next year's song contest unless another change of the rules is implemented beforehand.

 Published on 05/25/2008

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