Miss Universe 1999

Miss Universe 1999
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Miss Universe 1999 Mpule Kwelagobe
Date 26 May 1999
Presenters
Entertainment Julio Iglesias Jr.
Venue Chaguaramas Convention Centre, Chaguaramas, Trinidad and Tobago
Broadcaster CBS and TTT
Entrants 84
Placements 10
Debuts
Withdrawals
Returns
Winner Mpule Kwelagobe
 Botswana
Congeniality Marisa Ferreira
 Portugal
Best National Costume Nicole Simone Dyer
 Trinidad and Tobago
Photogenic Brenda Liz Lopez
 Puerto Rico
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Miss Universe 1999, the 48th Miss Universe pageant, was held on 26 May 1999 at the Chaguaramas Convention Centre in Chaguaramas, Trinidad and Tobago. Mpule Kwelagobe of Botswana was crowned by Wendy Fitzwilliam of Trinidad and Tobago at the end of the event. Kwelagobe became the first Miss Universe to come from a debuting nation since 1958. Eighty-four contestants competed in this year.

Miss Universe 1999 Titlecard
Miss Universe 1999 participating nations and results

Results

Placements

Final results Contestant
Miss Universe 1999
1st Runner-up
2nd Runner-up
  •  Spain – Diana Nogueira
Top 5
Top 10

Contestants