Miss Universe 1982

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Miss Universe 1982
Miss Universe 1982 Map.PNG
Miss Universe 1982 participating nations and results
Date 26 July 1982
Presenters Bob Barker, Joan Van Ark
Entertainment Rex Smith, José Luis Rodríguez "El Puma"
Venue Coliseo Amauta, Lima, Peru
Broadcaster CBS, Panamericana
Entrants 77
Placements 12
Debuts New Caledonia
Withdrawals Fiji, Gibraltar, St. Kitts, Tahiti
Returns El Salvador, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, St. Maarten, Suriname
Winner Karen Dianne Baldwin
Congeniality Maureen Lewis
 Cayman Islands
Best National Costume María Francesca Zaza
Photogenic Ava Marilyn Burke
← 1981
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Miss Universe 1982, the 31st Miss Universe pageant, was held on 26 July 1982 at the Coliseo Amauta in Lima, Peru. 77 contestants competed in the pageant and Karen Dianne Baldwin of Canada crowned by Irene Saez of Venezuela. This is the first time Canada won the pageant.



Final results Contestant
Miss Universe 1982
1st runner-up
  •  Guam – Patty Chong Kerkos
2nd runner-up
3rd runner-up
4th runner-up




  •  Cyprus – Sylvia Spanias Nitsa
  •  Lebanon – Dolly Michelle El-Koury


  • $150,000 cash
  • New York City apartment
  • Custom-tailored coat
  • diamond and gold jewelry
  • motor boat

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