Miss Universe 1988

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Miss Universe 1988
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Miss Universe 1988 participating nations and results
Date 24 May 1988
Presenters Alan Thicke, Tracy Scoggins
Venue Lin Kou Stadium, Taipei, Republic of China now Chinese Taipei
Broadcaster CBS
Entrants 66
Placements 10
Withdrawals Barbados, Belize, Curaçao, Cyprus, Greece, India, Kenya, Panama, Senegal
Returns Belgium, Bermuda, Gibraltar, Iceland, Luxembourg, Republic of China now Chinese Taipei, Scotland
Winner Porntip Nakhirunkanok[1]
 Thailand
Congeniality Liza Marie Camacho
 Guam
Best National Costume Porntip Nakhirunkanok
 Thailand
Photogenic Tracey Williams
 England

Miss Universe 1988, the 37th Miss Universe pageant, was held on 24 May 1988 at the Lin Kou Stadium in Taipei, Taiwan now Chinese Taipei. Porntip Nakhirunkanok from Thailand crowned by Cecilia Bolocco of Chile. 66 contestants competed in this year.

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Placements[edit]

Final results Contestant
Miss Universe 1988
1st runner-up
2nd runner-up
3rd runner-up
  •  Japan - Mizuho Sakaguchi
4th runner-up
Semi-finalists

Contestants[edit]

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Returns[edit]

Withdrawals[edit]

Host city[edit]

Helsinki, Finland was elected as the host city after Bob Barker announced he would serve as host for 1988 pageant. On January 3, 1988, the mayor of Helsinki, Raimo Ilaskivi, announced that his city would not host the 1988 pageant due to critical problems. On January 4, 1988, the day after Helsinki cancelled to host the 1988 pageant, the mayor of Taipei, Hsu Shui-teh, announced that his city would serve as host the 1988 pageant.

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