Miss Universe 1962

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

Miss Universe 1962
Miss Universe 1962 participating nations and results
Date14 July 1962
PresentersGene Rayburn
VenueMiami Beach Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida, United States
Entrants52
Placements15
Debuts
Withdrawals
Returns
WinnerNorma Nolan
 Argentina
CongenialitySarah Olimpia Frómeta
 Dominican Republic
Best National CostumeKim Carlton
 England
PhotogenicKim Carlton
 England

Results

Placements

Final results Contestant
Miss Universe 1962
1st Runner-up
2nd Runner-up
  •  Finland – Anja Aulikki Järvinen
Top 5
  •  Brazil – Maria Olívia Rebouças
  •  China – Helen Liu Shiu-Man
Top 10
Top 15

Contestants

Notes

Replacements

  •  Venezuela - Miss Venezuela sent its 2nd runner-up, Virginia Bailey, because its originally crowned winner, Olga Antonetti, was below 18 and did not meet the age requirement.

No-shows

Awards

  •  Dominican Republic - Miss Amity (Sarah Olimpia Frómeta)
  •  Wales - Miss Amity (Hazel Williams)
  •  England - Miss Photogenic & Best National Costume (Kim Carlton)

General References

  • West, Donald (ed.). "Miss Universe 1962". pageantopolis.com. Retrieved November 25, 2018.

References

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