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Sweden's Eurovision Song Contest winner Mans Zelmerlow has said he is "proud and happy" with his victory in the competition.
Speaking at a news conference in Vienna after receiving the trophy for his song 'Heroes', the 28-year-old singer and TV presenter said he could not believe that he had won.
Sweden's Mans Zelmerlow has won the final of the Eurovision Song Contest, beating Russia and Italy in the long-running TV music show.
Finalists from 27 countries took part in the competition which was held at the Wiener Stadthalle in Vienna, Austria.
The 28-year-old singer and TV presenter performed the winning electro-pop ballad 'Heroes', dancing in front of a black screen with animated gnomes.
Sweden last won the 60-year-old competition in 2012.
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Bookmaker Coral says it has seen a flood of bets for 2015 Eurovision Song Contest favourites Sweden's Mans Zelmerlow ahead of this evening's final in Vienna.
The five-time winners have been cut into 6-4 (from 13-8) to come out on top this evening.
Russia are second best in the outright betting at 10-3, while Italy can be backed at 7-2.The United Kingdom are 40-1 with Coral to cause an upset in the final. Electro Velvet are the 7-4 favourites to finish last, while they are 10-1 to fail to pick up a point following their performance.
All of the finalists for the 2015 Eurovision competition are now in place and prepared to battle it out for the coveted title in tonight's live grand final.
This year's contest, which is taking place at the Wiener Stadthalle in Vienna, is being hosted by Austrian trio Mirjam Weichselbraun, Alice Tumler and Arabella Kiesbauer.
Last year's winner, Conchita Wurst, will present coverage from the green room with contestants backstage.
There are 27 finalists this year - first up is Slovenia and the final act of the night is Italy.
The UK's entry this year, which comes from Electro Velvet and is called Still In Love With You, will be fifth on stage.
Notable absentees this year include Ireland, who despite being the competition's most successful country with seven wins under their belt, failed to qualify in the second semi-final.
In the UK, the results from the televised grand final on BBC One at 8pm will be voiced by TV chef Nigella Lawson.
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