DATE
July 24, 1954

HOST
Bob Russell

VENUE
​Long Beach, CA - USA

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RESULTS

WINNER
USA
Miriam Stevenson

1ST RUNNER UP
BRAZIL
Martha Rocha

2ND RUNNER UP
HONG KONG
Virginia June Lee

3RD RUNNER UP
GERMANY
Regina Ernst

4TH RUNNER UP
SWEDEN
Ragnhild Olausson


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SPECIAL AWARD
Miss Congeniality
GREECE
Efi Androulakakis
MISS UNIVERSE
1954
Miss Universe 1954, the 3rd Miss Universe pageant, was held on 24 July 1954 at the Long Beach Municipal Auditorium in Long Beach, California, United States. There were 33 competitors. Miss USA, 21-year-old Miriam Stevenson won the competition. She was the first American Miss Universe and the first winner to be crowned by the outgoing Miss Universe (who was Miss Universe 1953, Christiane Martel of France).
CONTESTANTS

ALASKA
ARGENTINA
AUSTRALIA
BELGIUM
BRAZIL
CANADA
CHILE
COSTA RICA
CUBA
EL SALVADOR
FINLAND
FRANCE
GERMANY
GREECE
HONDURAS
HONG KONG
ISRAEL
ITALY
JAPAN
KOREA
MEXICO
NEW ZEALAND
NORWAY
PANAMA
PERU
PHILIPPINES
PUERTO RICO
SINGAPORE
SWEDEN
THAILAND
UNITED STATES
URUGUAY
WEST INDIES
Charlein Lander
Ivana Olga Kislinger
Shirley Bliss
Christiane Darnay Neckaerts
Maria Martha Hacker Rocha
Joyce Mary Landry
Gloria Leguisos Mesina
Marian Esquivel McKeown
Isis Finlay
Myrna Ros Orozco
Lenita Airisto
Jacqueline Beer
Regina Ernst
Rika Diallina
Lilliam Padilla
Virginia June Lee
Aviva Pe’er
Maria Teresa Paliani
Mieko Kondo
Kae Sun-hae
Elvira Castillo Olivera
Moana Manley
Mona Stornes
Liliana Torre
Isabella León Velarde Dancuart
Blesilda Mueler Ocampo
Lucy Santiago
Marjorie Wee
Ragnhild Olausson
Amara Asavananda
Miriam Stevenson
Ana Moreno
Evelyn Laura Andrade
Ivana Kislinger
Gloria Leguisos Mesina
Marian Esquivel
Jacqueline Beer
Rika Dialina
Maria Paliani
Mona Stornes
Liliana Torre
Isabella León
Blesilda Ocampo
Ana Moreno
ARGENTINA
CHILE
COSTA RICA
FRANCE
GREECE
ITALY
NORWAY
PANAMA
PERU
PHILIPPINES
URUGUAY