Miss Universe 1962

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Miss Universe 1962
Miss Universe 1962 Map.PNG
Miss Universe 1962 participating nations and results
Date 14 July 1962
Presenters Gene Rayburn
Venue Miami Beach Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida, United States
Entrants 52
Placements 15
Debuts Dahomey, Haiti, Malaya, Tahiti
Withdrawals Burma, Chile, Denmark, Guatemala, Jamaica, Madagascar, Rhodesia and Nyasaland
Returns Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Portugal, Philippines, Singapore
Winner Norma Nolan
← 1961
1963 →

Miss Universe 1962, the 11th Miss Universe pageant, was held on 14 July 1962 at the Miami Beach Auditorium in Miami Beach, Florida, USA. Norma Nolan of Argentina was crowned the winner by the outgoing titleholder Marlene Schmidt of Germany.



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




  •  Venezuela - Miss Venezuela sent its 1st runner-up, Virginia Bailey, because its originally crowned winner, Olga Antonetti, was below 18 and did not meet the age requirement.


  1. ^ "MAIDS IN JAPAN". Danville Register. June 21, 1962. Retrieved 14 April 2016.