Miss Universe 1962

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Miss Universe 1962
Date 14 July 1962
Presenters Gene Rayburn
Venue Miami Beach Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida, USA
Entrants 52
Placements 15
Debuts Dahomey, Haiti, Malaysia, Tahiti
Withdraws Burma, Chile, Denmark, Guatemala, Jamaica, Madagascar, Rhodesia and Nyasaland
Returns Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Portugal, Philippines, Singapore
Winner Norma Nolan
 Argentina
Congeniality Sarah Olimpia Fórmeta
 Dominican Republic
Hazel Williams
 Wales
Best National Costume Kim Carlton
 England
Photogenic Kim Carlton
 England
Participating Nations and Results

Miss Universe 1962, the 11th Miss Universe pageant, was held on 14 July 1962 at the Miami Beach Auditorium in Miami Beach, Florida, USA. It was won by 24-year-old Norma Nolan of Argentina. She was crowned by Marlene Schmidt of Germany.

Results[edit]

Placements[edit]

Final result Contestant
Miss Universe 1962
1st runner-up
2nd runner-up
  •  Finland - Anja Aulikki Järvinen
3rd runner-up
4th runner-up
  •  Brazil - Maria Olívia Rebouças
Top 15

Special awards[edit]

Award Contestant
Miss Congeniality
Miss Photogenic
Best National Costume

Panel of Judges[edit]

Contestants[edit]

Notes[edit]

Replacements[edit]

  •  Venezuela - Miss Venezuela sent its 2nd runner-up, Virginia Bailey, because its originally crowned winner, Olga Antonetti, was below 18 and did not meet the age requirement.