This year’s Miss Universe title went to Miss USA Olivia Culpo. In the contest held on December 19,2012 in Las Vegas, USA Olivia was selected from 88 participating beauties from all over the world.
The list of winners:
- Miss Universe 2012 – Olivia Culpo (USA)
- First runner-up – Janine Tugonon (Philippines)
- Second runner-up – Irene Sofia Esser Quintero (Venezuela)
- 4th place – Renae Ayris (Australia)
- 5th place – Gabriela Markus (Brazil)
Miss Universe 2011, Leila Lopes from Angola, handed over the crown to 20-year-old Olivia Culpo.
There was nobody to represent Nepal in the 61st edition of Miss Universe beauty contest.