Miss Universe 1976

July 11th, 1976 at the Lee Theatre, Wanchai District, Hong Kong

72 contestants

Miss Universe 1976: Miss Israel, Rina Messinger


Date of birth: February 16th, 1956

Hometown: Tiveon

Occupation: Ex-soldier and a pilot who also teaches flying

Height: 1.71 m


1st. runner-up: Miss Venezuela, Judith Castillo Uribe

2nd. runner-up: Miss Wales, Sian Adey Jones

3rd. runner-up: Miss Scotland, Carol Jean Grant

4th. runner-up: Miss Australia, Julie Anne Ismay


Miss Argentina, Lilian Noemí De Asti

Miss Chile, Verónica Sommers

Miss Colombia, María Elena Reyes

Miss Curacao, Anneke Dijkhuizen

Miss England, Pauline Davies

Miss Hong Kong, Rowena Lam

Miss Norway, Bente Lihaug


Special Awards:

Miss Congeniality: Miss Trinidad & Tobago, Margaret Elizabeth McFarlen

Miss Photogenic: Miss England, Pauline Davies

Best National Costume: Miss Peru, Rocío Rita Lazcano

1976 delegates Pics Judges & Guest Stars

Credits: Miss Universe LLPP,  Roberto Macedo, Donald West, Luís Eduardo Ortíz, Gilberto Ganeroni, Raymond Lo, Revista Cromos, Reinas Uruguayas.