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Miss Universe
Miss Universe
2012, the 61st Miss Universe
Miss Universe
pageant, was held on 19 December 2012 at The AXIS, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. Leila Lopes of Angola
Angola
crowned her successor Olivia Culpo
Olivia Culpo
of the United States at the end of the event. 89 contestants competed in this year's pageant, same as last year.

Contents

1 Organization

1.1 Placements

2 Contestants 3 Judges

3.1 Preliminary competition 3.2 Final telecast

4 Notes

4.1 Debuts 4.2 Returns 4.3 Replacements 4.4 Designations 4.5 Withdrawals

5 Host city 6 References 7 External links

Organization[edit] The Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic
negotiated with the Miss Universe
Miss Universe
Organization to organize the pageant in Punta Cana
Punta Cana
but was not granted the hosting rights due to the country not being able to fulfill the requirements asked by the Miss Universe
Miss Universe
Organization. The backing out of the Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic
caused the Miss Universe
Miss Universe
Organization to host the pageant in Las Vegas, Nevada
Nevada
in December deviating from the customary mid-year scheduling of the pageant.[1] Placements[edit]

Final results Contestant

Miss Universe
Miss Universe
2012

  United States
United States
– Olivia Culpo[2]

1st Runner-Up

  Philippines
Philippines
– Janine Tugonon

2nd Runner-Up

  Venezuela
Venezuela
– Irene Esser

3rd Runner-Up

  Australia
Australia
– Renae Ayris

4th Runner-Up

  Brazil
Brazil
– Gabriela Markus

Top 10

  France
France
– Marie Payet   Hungary
Hungary
– Ágnes Konkoly   Mexico
Mexico
– Karina González   Russia
Russia
- Elizaveta Golovanova   South Africa
South Africa
- Melinda Bam

Top 16

  Croatia
Croatia
– Elizabeta Burg   India
India
– Shilpa Singh   Kosovo
Kosovo
– Diana Avdiu   Peru
Peru
- Nicole Faverón   Poland
Poland
- Marcelina Zawadzka   Turkey
Turkey
- Çağıl Özge Özkul

Contestants[edit] The following 89 women competed for the title of Miss Universe
Miss Universe
2012:

Country/Territory Contestant Age Height Hometown

Albania Adrola Dushi[3][4] 19 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in) Rrëshen

Angola Marcelina Vahekeni[5][6] 22 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in) Ondjiva

Argentina Camila Solórzano Ayusa[7][8] 23 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in) Tucumán

Aruba Liza Helder[9] 23 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) Oranjestad

Australia Renae Ayris[10][11] 22 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) Perth

Bahamas Celeste Marshall[12][13] 20 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) Nassau

Belgium Laura Beyne[14][15] 20 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) Brussels

Bolivia Yéssica Mouton[16][17] 24 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) Santa Cruz

Botswana Sheillah Molelekwa[18][19] 19 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in) Gaborone

Brazil Gabriela Markus[20][21] 24 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) Teutônia

British Virgin Islands Abigail Hyndman[22][23] 22 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) Road Town

Bulgaria Zhana Yaneva[24][25] 23 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in) Sofia

Canada Adwoa Yamoah[26][27] 26 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) Calgary

Cayman Islands Lindsay Japal[28][29] 24 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in) Georgetown

Chile Ana Luisa König[30][31] 22 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in) Santiago

China Xu Jidan[32][33] 22 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) Shanghai

Colombia Daniella Álvarez[34][35] 24 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) Barranquilla

Costa Rica Nazareth Cascante[36][37] 22 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) Alajuela

Croatia Elizabeta Burg[38][39] 19 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) Vrbanja

Curaçao Monifa Jansen[40][41] 19 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in) Willemstad

Cyprus Ioanna Yiannakou[42] 19 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) Paphos

Czech Republic Tereza Chlebovská[43][44] 22 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) Krnov

Denmark Josefine Hewitt[45][46] 19 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in) Esbjerg

Dominican Republic Dulcita Lieggi[47][48] 23 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in) Santo Domingo

Ecuador Carolina Aguirre[49][50] 20 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) Guayaquil

El Salvador Ana Yancy Clavel[51][52] 20 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in) San Salvador

Estonia Natalie Korneitsik[53][54] 23 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) Tallinn

Ethiopia Helen Getachew[55][56] 22 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in) Addis Ababa

Finland Sara Chafak[57][58] 22 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) Helsinki

France Marie Payet[59][60] 20 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) Saint-Denis

Gabon Channa Divouvi[61] 21 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) Ngounié

Georgia Tamar Shedania[62] 20 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) Zugdidi

Germany Alicia Endemann[63][64] 23 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in) Hamburg

Ghana Gifty Ofori[65][66] 24 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in) Accra

Great Britain Holly Hale[67][68] 22 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) Llanelli

Greece Vasiliki Tsirogianni[69][70] 24 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in) Thessaloniki

Guam Alyssa Cruz Aguero[71][72] 24 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) Barrigada

Guatemala Laura Godoy[73][74] 24 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in) Guatemala
Guatemala
City

Guyana Ruqayyah Boyer[75][76] 22 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in) Georgetown

Haiti Christela Jacques[77][78] 19 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) Pétion-Ville

Honduras Jennifer Andrade[79][80] 24 1.57 m (5 ft 2 in) Tegucigalpa

Hungary Ágnes Konkoly[81][82] 25 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) Budapest

India Shilpa Singh[83][84] 23 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) Samastipur

Indonesia Maria Selena[85][86] 22 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) Semarang

Ireland Adrienne Murphy[87][88] 22 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in) Dublin

Israel Lina Makhuli[89] 19 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) Haifa

Italy Grazia Pinto[90][91] 24 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) Catania

Jamaica Chantal Zaky[92][93] 24 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in) Port Antonio

Japan Ayako Hara[94][95] 24 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) Sendai

Korea Seonghye Lee[96][97] 24 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) Seoul

Kosovo Diana Avdiu[98][99] 19 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in) Mitrovica

Lebanon Rina Chibany[100][101] 21 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) Zahle

Lithuania Greta Mikalauskytė[102] 19 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) Šiauliai

Malaysia Kimberley Leggett[103][104] 19 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) Penang

Mauritius Ameeksha Dilchand[105][106] 26 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in) Curepipe

Mexico Karina González[107][108] 21 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in) Aguascalientes City

Montenegro Andrea Radonjic[109][110] 20 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) Podgorica

Namibia Tsakana Nkandih[111][112] 22 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in) Windhoek

Netherlands Nathalie den Dekker[113] 22 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) Amstelveen

New Zealand Talia Bennett[114][115] 26 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) Auckland

Nicaragua Farah Eslaquit[116][117] 21 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) La Concepcion

Nigeria Isabella Ayuk[118][119] 26 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) Ikom

Norway Sara Nicole Andersen[120][121] 20 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) Oslo

Panama Stephanie Vander Werf[122][123] 26 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in) Panama
Panama
City

Paraguay Egni Eckert[124] 25 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) Luque

Peru Nicole Faverón[125][126] 24 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) Iquitos

Philippines Janine Tugonon[127][128] 23 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in) Orion

Poland Marcelina Zawadzka[129][130] 23 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) Malbork

Puerto Rico Bodine Koehler[131][132] 20 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) San Juan

Romania Delia Duca[133][134] 26 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) Brașov

Russia Elizabeth Golovanova[135][136] 19 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) Smolensk

Serbia Branislava Mandić[137][138] 21 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) Čurug

Singapore Lynn Tan[139] 24 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) Singapore

Slovak Republic Ľubica Štepanová[140][141] 24 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in) Prievidza

South Africa Melinda Bam[142][143] 23 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) Pretoria

Spain Andrea Huisgen[144][145] 22 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in) Barcelona

Sri Lanka Sabrina Herft[146][147] 25 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in) Colombo

St. Lucia Tara Edward[148][149] 25 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) Gros Islet

Sweden Hanni Beronius[150] 22 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in) Göteborg

Switzerland Alina Buchschacher[151][152] 21 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) Bern

Tanzania Winfrida Dominic[153][154] 19 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in) Dar es Salaam

Thailand Farida Waller[155] 19 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) Krabi

Trinidad
Trinidad
& Tobago Avionne Mark[156][157] 23 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) Champ Fleurs

Turkey Çağıl Özge Özkul[158][159] 24 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) Ankara

Ukraine Anastasia Chernova[160][161] 19 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in) Kharkov

Uruguay Camila Vezzoso[162][163] 19 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in) Artigas

United States Olivia Culpo[164][165] 20 1.66 m (5 ft 5 in) Cranston

Venezuela Irene Esser[166][167] 21 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in) Río Caribe

Vietnam Diễm Hương Lưu[168][169] 22 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) Ho Chi Minh City

This column lists the respective contestant's age as shown on the Miss Universe official website.

Judges[edit] Preliminary competition[edit]

Carlos Anaya Beverly Frank Duane Gazi Michael Greenwald Jimmy Nguyen Corinne Nicolas Amy Sadowsky Crystle Stewart
Crystle Stewart
Miss USA
Miss USA
2008 from Texas

– Source:[170] Final telecast[edit]

Nigel Barker – Fashion photographer and the host of The Face[171] Diego Boneta
Diego Boneta
– Singer, actor and songwriter from Mexico[171] Scott Disick – Businessman, entrepreneur and reality star of Keeping Up With the Kardashians[171] Brad Goreski – Fashion stylist and reality star of It's a Brad, Brad World[171] Claudia Jordan
Claudia Jordan
Miss Rhode Island Teen USA 1990 & Miss Rhode Island USA 1997[citation needed] Masaharu Morimoto
Masaharu Morimoto
– Chef and star of Iron Chef
Iron Chef
and Iron Chef
Iron Chef
America from Japan[171][172][173] Ximena Navarrete
Ximena Navarrete
Miss Universe
Miss Universe
2010 from Mexico[171] Pablo Sandoval
Pablo Sandoval
– Professional baseball player from Venezuela[171][172][173] Lisa Vanderpump
Lisa Vanderpump
– Reality star of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills[171] Kerri Walsh Jennings
Kerri Walsh Jennings
– Professional beach volleyball player and triple gold medalist in Summer Olympics[171]

Notes[edit] Debuts[edit]

 Gabon  Lithuania

Returns[edit]

Last competed in 2009:

 Bulgaria  Ethiopia  Namibia

Last competed in 2010:

 Norway

Replacements[edit]

  Canada
Canada
Sahar Biniaz
Sahar Biniaz
was replaced by Adwoa Yamoah, the 1st runner-up of Miss Universe
Miss Universe
Canada
Canada
2012 because the original winner, Sahar, had to withdraw due to a foot injury.[26]   Cyprus
Cyprus
– Ntaniella Kefala was replaced by Ioánna Yiannakoú the 2nd runner-up of Star Cyprus
Cyprus
2012 for undisclosed reasons.[citation needed]   Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic
Carola Durán was dethroned after reports surfaced of a previous marriage in 2009.[174] She was replaced by Dulcita Lynn Lieggi the 1st runner-up of Miss Republica Dominicana 2012.   Estonia
Estonia
Kätlin Valdmets was replaced by Natalie Korneitsik, the 1st runner-up of Eesti Miss Estonia
Estonia
2012 pageant due to Katlin not being able to travel to participate.[175]   France
France
Delphine Wespiser
Delphine Wespiser
due to Miss Universe
Miss Universe
2012 conflicting with Miss France
France
2013, which was held on 8 December. She was replaced by Marie Payet, the 2nd runner-up of Miss France 2012.[59]   Gabon
Gabon
Marie-Noëlle Ada was replaced by Channa Divouvi, the 1st runner-up of Miss Gabon
Gabon
2011 due to Marie being unable to attend both the pageant and Miss Gabon
Gabon
2012.[citation needed]   India
India
Urvashi Rautela
Urvashi Rautela
resigned due to an age controversy. She was replaced by Shilpa Singh, the 1st runner-up of I Am She 2012.[83] Urvashi Rautela
Urvashi Rautela
later won Miss Diva
Miss Diva
2015 and represented India
India
at Miss Universe
Miss Universe
2015 where she was unplaced.[citation needed]   New Zealand
New Zealand
Avianca Böhm was replaced by Talia Bennett, the 1st runner-up of Miss Universe
Miss Universe
New Zealand
New Zealand
2012, after her New Zealand citizenship application was denied.[114]

Designations[edit]

  Aruba
Aruba
Liza Nerelyn Helder was appointed as "Miss Universe Aruba
Aruba
2012" after Marinus Wegereef, acquired the franchise and became the new national director of Miss Universe
Miss Universe
in Aruba.[176]   Curaçao
Curaçao
Monifa Jansen was appointed to represent Curaçao after she couldn't compete in 2011 because she didn't meet the minimum age requirement.[citation needed]   Denmark
Denmark
– Josefine Hewitt was appointed as "Miss Universe Denmark
Denmark
2012" after a casting call took place.[citation needed]   Germany
Germany
Alicia Endemann was appointed as "Miss Universe Germany
Germany
2012" by Kim Kotter, national director of Miss Universe
Miss Universe
in Germany.[citation needed]   Haiti
Haiti
– Christela Jacques was appointed as "Miss Universe Haiti
Haiti
2012" after a casting call took place.[citation needed]   Lithuania
Lithuania
Greta Mikalauskyte was appointed to represent Lithuania. She was the 1st runner up at the Miss Lithuania
Lithuania
2012 pageant.[citation needed]   Netherlands
Netherlands
Nathalie den Dekker was appointed as "Miss Universe Netherlands
Netherlands
2012" by Kim Kotter, national director of Miss Universe in the Netherlands. She previously competed at Miss World 2012, where she placed in the Top 15.[citation needed]   Peru
Peru
Nicole Faverón was appointed as " Miss Universe
Miss Universe
Peru 2012", she was the 1st runner up at the Miss Peru
Peru
2011 pageant.[citation needed]   Serbia
Serbia
– Branislava Mandic was appointed to represent Serbia. She was the 2nd runner up at the Miss Serbia
Serbia
2011 pageant.[citation needed]   Vietnam
Vietnam
Lưu Thị Diễm Hương
Lưu Thị Diễm Hương
was appointed to represent Vietnam
Vietnam
by Unicorp. The permission was granted by the Ministry of Culture of Vietnam, which authorizes the international representation of the nation in events of any kind. Luu Thi Diem Huong
Luu Thi Diem Huong
recently got divorced, and she was married in 2011. She lied to Unicorp in order to compete at Miss Universe. Luu Thi Diem Huong
Luu Thi Diem Huong
is the first Miss Vietnam who married but competed at Miss Universe.[citation needed]

Withdrawals[edit]

  Egypt
Egypt
Egypt
Egypt
didn't send a delegate because there were no sponsors for the 2012 pageant.   Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan
– Ainur Toleuova withdrew because she didn't meet the minimum age requirement.   Portugal
Portugal
- The Miss Universe
Miss Universe
Portugal
Portugal
2012 was not held due to losing the franchise until 2013. Portugal
Portugal
will returned to Miss Universe in 2014. Slovenia
Slovenia
– The main national pageant organizers "Delo Revije", a magazine company, lost the franchise license due to company's bankruptcy filed in 2011.[177]  Turks & Caicos  U.S. Virgin Islands

Host city[edit]

Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, Miss Universe 2012 official venue

Miss Universe
Miss Universe
had been struggling to find a venue for this year's pageant. In March 2012, it was announced that the pageant would be moved to December because the broadcaster NBC
NBC
could not broadcast the pageant at the same time as the 2012 Summer Olympics
Summer Olympics
and the United States presidential election. In April 2012, it was announced that Bangladesh would host the pageant on 13 December. In July 2012, the Bangladeshi president announced that they will withdraw the host nation and will not host the pageant because they will find a new host in August. It was rumored that Guadalajara
Guadalajara
of Mexico, Isla Margarita
Isla Margarita
of Venezuela, Sun City of South Africa, and Jakarta
Jakarta
of Indonesia
Indonesia
were to host the competition. But, in August 2012, the Dominican government received a proposal from the Miss Universe
Miss Universe
Organization to host the competition on 11 December. The Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic
had once hosted the Miss Universe
Miss Universe
pageant in 1977 in Santo Domingo. The Miss Universe Organization was considering hosting the final night at the Hard Rock Resort and Casino in Punta Cana. However, The Dominican government said that the country was not able to provide any kind of financial assistance to the pageant. Finally, in September 2012, it was confirmed by the Miss Universe Organization that the 2012 Miss Universe
Miss Universe
pageant would take place at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, on 19 December. It was the fourth time the Miss Universe
Miss Universe
pageant was held in Las Vegas, the other three times being in 1991, 1996, and 2010.[178] References[edit]

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