Miss Universe 1973

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Miss Universe 1973
Date July 21, 1973
Presenters Bob Barker
Venue Odeon of Herodes Atticus, Athens, Greece
Broadcaster CBS
Entrants 61
Placements 12
Debuts Cyprus
Withdraws Bahamas, Ecuador, Iceland, Iraq, Peru, Zaire
Returns Lebanon, Nicaragua, Panama, Ceylon
Winner Margarita Moran
Congeniality Jeanette Robertson
Best National Costume María del Rocío Martín
Photogenic Margarita Moran
Participating Nations and Results

Miss Universe 1973, the 22nd edition of the Miss Universe pageant was held at the amphitheatre of Odeon of Herodes Atticus, at the foot of the Acropolis in Athens, Greece on July 21, 1973. Margarita Moran of the Philippines was crowned by Kerry Anne Wells of Australia, thus making her the second Filipina to win the title after Gloria Díaz. Moran was also picked as Miss Photogenic during the preliminary judging.[1]

There were 61 delegates from around the world who competed. This was the first Miss Universe event to be held in Europe and also outside of North America.



Final Results Contestant
Miss Universe 1973
1st runner-up
2nd runner-up
3rd runner-up
  •  Spain - María Madrigal
4th runner-up
Top 12

Special awards[edit]

Award Contestant
Miss Congeniality
  •  Chile - Jeanette Gwendalyn Robertson
Miss Photogenic
Best National Costume
  •  Spain - María del Rocío Martín Madrigal

Order of announcements[edit]



Panel of Judges[edit]

Source: Pageant Almanac


  1. ^ "Miss Universe Title Won By Filipino Beauty Queen". Herald-Journal. July 22, 1973. Retrieved October 11, 2013. 

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