Miss Universe 1972

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Miss Universe 1972
Miss Universe 1972 Map.PNG
Miss Universe 1972 participating nations and results
Date29 July 1972
PresentersBob Barker
VenueCerromar Beach Hotel, Dorado, Puerto Rico
BroadcasterCBS
Entrants61
Placements12
Debuts
Withdrawals
Returns
WinnerKerry Anne Wells
 Australia
CongenialityOmbayi Mukuta
 Zaire
Best National CostumeCarmen Ampuero
 Peru
PhotogenicAnne-Marie Roger
 Belgium
← 1971
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Miss Universe 1972, the 21st Miss Universe pageant, was held on 29 July, 1972 at the Cerromar Beach Hotel in Dorado, Puerto Rico. Kerry Anne Wells earned Australia's first Miss Universe crown. Georgina Rizk of Lebanon, was not allowed to crown her successor due to government restrictions because of fears of a terrorist attack. Lebanon did not compete in 1972 and Georgina could not be there to crown Miss Universe 1972. Wells was crowned by Miss Universe 1970, Marisol Malaret of Puerto Rico and Miss Universe 1971 1st Runner-Up Toni Rayward.

Results[edit]

Placements[edit]

Final results Contestant
Miss Universe 1972
1st Runner-up
2nd Runner-up
3rd Runner-up
4th Runner-up
Top 12

Contestants[edit]

Notes[edit]

Withdrawals[edit]

Name Changes[edit]

Awards[edit]

  •  Zaire - Miss Amity (Ombayi Mukuta)
  •  Belgium - Miss Photogenic (Anne-Marie Roger)
  •  Peru - Best National Costume (Carmen Ampuero)

General References[edit]

  • West, Donald (ed.). "Miss Universe 1972". pageantopolis.com. Retrieved November 30, 2018.

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