Miss Universe 1996


Miss Universe 1996
Miss Universe 1996
Date May 17, 1996
Presenters Bob Goen,
Marla Maples
Entertainment Michael Crawford
Venue Aladdin Theatre for the Performing Arts, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Broadcaster CBS
Entrants 79
Placements 10
Withdraws Guam, Japan, Mauritius, Nigeria, Seychelles, US Virgin Islands, Zambia
Returns Argentina, Belgium, Ghana, Honduras, Lebanon, Zimbabwe
Winner Alicia Machado
 Venezuela
Congeniality Jodie McMullen
 Australia
Best National Costume Ilmira Shamsutdinova
 Russia
Photogenic Aileen Damiles
 Philippines
Countries and territories which sent delegates and results.

Miss Universe 1996, the 45th Miss Universe pageant was held at the Theatre for the Performing Arts in the Aladdin Resort and Casino, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA on May 17, 1996. Alicia Machado of Venezuela was crowned as Miss Universe 1996 by Miss Universe 1995 Chelsi Smith of USA. 79 contestants competed for the crown. The pageant originally was scheduled to be held in Johannesburg, South Africa. However, for financial reasons, South Africa couldn't host the pageant and Miss Universe was moved to Las Vegas.[1][2]

Contents

Results

Placements

Final results Contestant
Miss Universe 1996
1st runner-up
  •  Aruba - Taryn Mansell
2nd runner-up
Top 6
Top 10

Semifinal Scores

Country Interview Swimsuit Evening Gown Average Top 6 Finalists
 Venezuela 9.809 (1) 9.820 (1) 9.874 (1) 9.834 (1) 9.846 (1)
 USA 9.793 (2) 9.601 (8) 9.753 (2) 9.716 (2) 9.604 (6)
 Aruba 9.629 (5) 9.737 (2) 9.651 (5) 9.672 (3) 9.779 (2)
 Russia 9.646 (3) 9.714 (3) 9.573 (10) 9.644 (4) 9.714 (4)
 Finland 9.551 (8) 9.657 (4) 9.719 (3) 9.642 (5) 9.763 (3)
 Mexico 9.56 (7) 9.604 (7) 9.714 (4) 9.626 (6) 9.657 (5)
 El Salvador 9.636 (4) 9.569 (10) 9.651 (5) 9.619 (7)
 India 9.580 (6) 9.619 (5) 9.601 (9) 9.600 (8)
 Peru 9.549 (9) 9.613 (6) 9.637 (7) 9.600 (9)
 Sweden 9.493 (10) 9.576 (9) 9.629 (8) 9.566 (10)
     Winner
     First Runner-up
     Second Runner-up
     Top 6 Finalist
     Top 10 Semifinalist
(#) Rank in each round of competition

Special Awards

Award Contestant
Best National Costume
Miss Congeniality
Miss Photogenic
Jantzen Best in Swimsuit
Finesse Best Style

Judges

Contestants

Preliminary scores

Rank Country Evening Gown Swimsuit Interview Average
01 USA 9.61 9.10 9.37 9.360
02 Venezuela 9.43 9.11 9.43 9.323
03 Russia 9.40 9.14 9.09 9.210
04 Sweden 9.39 9.05 8.90 9.113
05 India 9.36 8.46 9.48 9.100
06 Mexico 9.25 8.74 9.09 9.027
07 El Salvador 9.23 8.41 9.26 8.967
08 Peru 9.02 8.46 9.36 8.947
09 Aruba 9.23 9.00 8.60 8.943
10 Finland 9.23 8.83 8.76 8.940
11 France 9.29 8.63 8.71 8.877
12 Trinidad & Tobago 8.81 8.53 9.23 8.857
13 South Africa 8.67 8.76 9.10 8.843
14 Belgium 8.91 8.55 9.04 8.833
15 Hungary 8.85 8.85 8.79 8.830
16 Chile 8.72 8.44 9.28 8.813
17 Spain 8.89 8.65 8.81 8.783
18 Philippines 9.07 8.32 8.92 8.770
19 Brazil 8.90 8.36 9.04 8.767
20 Greece 8.69 8.50 9.02 8.737
21 Zimbabwe 8.99 8.21 8.96 8.720
22 Norway 8.55 8.39 9.19 8.710
23 Italy 9.04 8.56 8.51 8.703
24 Jamaica 8.56 8.41 9.11 8.693
25 Cyprus 8.97 8.66 8.37 8.667
26 Panama 8.64 8.32 9.02 8.660
27 Ghana 8.96 8.46 8.49 8.637
28 Puerto Rico 8.84 8.06 8.97 8.623
29 Colombia 8.84 8.14 8.88 8.620
30 Canada 8.60 8.38 8.86 8.613
31 New Zealand 8.52 8.66 8.66 8.613
32 Estonia 9.06 8.70 8.06 8.607
33 Czech Republic 8.48 8.45 8.87 8.600
34 Israel 8.77 8.49 8.54 8.600
35 Iceland 8.57 8.15 8.98 8.567
36 Bahamas 8.52 8.25 8.87 8.547
37 Lebanon 8.65 8.15 8.83 8.543
38 Guatemala 8.51 8.37 8.74 8.540
39 Germany 8.57 8.53 8.51 8.537
40 Dominican Republic 8.50 8.05 9.01 8.520
41 Great Britain 8.41 8.48 8.67 8.520
42 Australia 8.69 7.86 8.97 8.507
43 Uruguay 8.06 8.52 8.90 8.493
44 Thailand 8.85 8.08 8.53 8.487
45 Ecuador 8.39 8.10 8.91 8.467
46 Costa Rica 8.47 8.42 8.51 8.467
47 Cayman Islands 8.41 8.20 8.76 8.457
48 Netherlands 8.46 8.03 8.86 8.450
49 Namibia 8.36 8.04 8.95 8.450
50 Romania 8.47 8.14 8.71 8.440
51 Argentina 8.17 8.13 8.96 8.420
52 Switzerland 8.23 8.20 8.65 8.360
53 Singapore 8.59 7.91 8.58 8.360
54 Ukraine 8.36 8.20 8.50 8.353
55 Bolivia 8.67 7.60 8.78 8.350
56 Denmark 8.35 8.03 8.63 8.337
57 Sri Lanka 8.36 7.75 8.86 8.323
58 Ireland 8.11 8.03 8.79 8.310
59 Turkey 8.39 8.08 8.44 8.303
60 Belize 8.60 7.96 8.33 8.297
61 Malaysia 8.64 7.80 8.44 8.293
62 Curaçao 8.00 8.20 8.67 8.290
63 Poland 8.29 8.09 8.49 8.290
64 Honduras 8.52 7.99 8.21 8.240
65 Bulgaria 8.31 8.09 8.31 8.237
66 Slovak Republic 8.30 7.68 8.65 8.210
67 Indonesia 8.50 7.60 8.50 8.200
68 Portugal 8.29 7.78 8.51 8.193
69 Egypt 8.26 7.74 8.52 8.173
70 Hong Kong 8.30 7.86 8.31 8.157
71 Bonaire 8.26 7.98 8.22 8.153
72 Taiwan R.O.C. 8.41 7.65 8.31 8.123
73 Korea 8.45 7.58 8.14 8.057
74 Cook Islands 8.01 7.51 8.26 7.927
75 Malta 7.98 7.63 8.10 7.903
76 Turks & Caicos 7.99 7.43 8.24 7.887
77 Paraguay 7.79 7.59 8.24 7.873
78 British Virgin Islands 7.87 7.60 8.12 7.863
79 Northern Marianas 7.73 7.20 8.36 7.763
     Winner
     First Runner-up
     Second Runner-up
     Top 6 Finalist
     Top 10 Semifinalist

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