Marena Bencomo

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Marena Bencomo
Beauty pageant titleholder
Born Marena Josefina Bencomo Giménez
(1974-04-15) April 15, 1974 (age 40)
Valencia, Venezuela
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Measurements 90-58-90 (35.5-23-35.5)
Hair color Blonde
Eye color Hazel
Title(s) Miss Venezuela 1996
Miss Venezuela 1996
Miss Universe 1997
(1st runner-up)

Marena Josefina Bencomo Giménez (born April 15, 1974 in Valencia, Carabobo) is Miss Venezuela 1996 and first runner-up to Miss Universe 1997.

Miss Venezuela[edit]

Bencomo competed in 1996 as Miss Carabobo in her country's national beauty pageant, Miss Venezuela, capturing the crown and the right to represent her country in Miss Universe 1997.

Miss Universe[edit]

As the official representative of her country to the 1997 Miss Universe pageant held in Miami Beach, Florida on May 16, 1997, she placed first runner-up to eventual winner Brook Lee of the USA.[1]


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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Aruba Taryn Mansell
Miss Universe 1st Runner-Up
Succeeded by
Venezuela Veruska Ramírez
Preceded by
Alicia Machado
Miss Venezuela
Succeeded by
Veruska Ramírez