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Complete list of Miss Universe 2020 candidates

The Miss Universe 2020 coronation night took place at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Broward County, Florida, United States at 8:00 p.m. ET on May 16, 2021. It is the 69th edition of the international beauty pageant.

Andrea Meza of Mexico was crowned Miss Universe 2020 at the end of the show, which was hosted by Mario Lopez and Miss Universe 2012 Olivia Culpo. Here is the complete list of the 74 official candidates:

  1. Paula Mehmetukaj, 23, Albania
  2. Alina Luz Akselrad, 23, Argentina
  3. Monika Grigoryan, 21, Armenia
  4. Helen Hernandez, 20, Aruba
  5. Maria Thattil, 28, Australia
  6. Shauntae A. Miller, 28, Bahamas
  7. Hillary-Ann Williams, 25, Barbados
  8. Dhenia Covens, 27, Belgium
  9. Iris Salguero, 24, Belize
  10. Lenka Nemer, 24, Bolivia
  11. Julia Gama, 27, Brazil
  12. Shabree Lanesha Frett, 24, British Virgin Islands
  13. Radinela Chusheva, 25, Bulgaria
  14. Reth Sarita, 26, Cambodia
  15. Angèle Kossinda, 28, Cameroon
  16. Nova Stevens, 26, Canada
  17. Mariah Tibbetts, 27, Cayman Islands
  18. Daniela Nicolas, 28, Chile
  19. Jiaxin Sun, 23, China
  20. Laura Victoria Olascuaga, 25, Colombia
  21. Ivonne Cerdas, 28, Costa Rica
  22. Mirna Naiia Maric, 22, Croatia
  23. Chantal Wiertz, 22, Curaçao
  24. Klára Vavrušková, 21, Czech Republic
  25. Amanda Petri, 23, Denmark
  26. Kimberly Jimenez, 24, Dominican Republic
  27. Leyla Espinoza Calvache, 25, Ecuador
  28. Vanessa Velasquez, 25, El Salvador
  29. Viivi Altonen, 24, Finland
  30. Amandine Petit, 23, France
  31. Chelsea Tayui, 25, Ghana
  32. Jeanette Akua, 29, Great Britain
  33. Eden Berandoive, 24, Haiti
  34. Cecilia Rossell, 25, Honduras
  35. Elísabet Hulda Snorradóttir, 22, Iceland
  36. Adline Castelino, 22, India
  37. Ayu Maulida, 23, Indonesia
  38. Nadia Sayers, 26, Ireland
  39. Tehila Levi, 19, Israel
  40. Viviana Vizzini, 27, Italy
  41. Miqueal-Symone Williams, 24, Jamaica
  42. Aisha Harumi Tochigi, 25, Japan
  43. Kamila Serikbai, 18, Kazakhstan
  44. Blerta Veseli, 23, Kosovo
  45. Christina Lasasimma, 27, Laos
  46. Francisca Luhong James, 25, Malaysia
  47. Anthea Zammit, 26, Malta
  48. Vandana Jeetah, 29, Mauritius
  49. Andrea Meza, 26, Mexico
  50. Thuzar Wint Lwin, 22, Myanmar
  51. Anshika Sharma, 24, Nepal
  52. Denise Speelman, 24, Netherlands
  53. Ana Marcelo, 24, Nicaragua
  54. Sunniva Frigstad, 21, Norway
  55. Carmen Jaramillo, 26, Panama
  56. Vanessa Castro Guillén, 28, Paraguay
  57. Janick Maceta del Castillo, 27, Peru
  58. Rabiya Mateo, 24, Philippines
  59. Natalia Piguła, 27, Poland
  60. Cristiana Silva, 19, Portugal
  61. Estefania Soto, 29, Puerto Rico
  62. Bianca Lorena Tirsin, 22, Romania
  63. Alina Sanko, 22, Russia
  64. Bernadette Belle Ong, 26, Singapore
  65. Natália Hoštáková, 26, Slovakia
  66. Natasha Joubert, 23, South Africa
  67. Park Ha Ri, 21, South Korea
  68. Andrea Martinez, 27, Spain
  69. Amanda Obdam, 27, Thailand
  70. Yelyzaveta Yastremska, 28, Ukraine
  71. Asya Branch, 23, United States
  72. Lola de los Santos, 23, Uruguay
  73. Mariangel Villasmil Arteaga, 25, Venezuela
  74. Nguyen Tran Khanh Van, 26, Vietnam

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Miss Universe Egypt 2020 Aya Abdelrazik, 24, and Miss Universe Bangladesh 2020 Tangia Zaman Methila, 28, were originally announced as candidates. However, they both withdrew due to new coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown and travel restrictions.

The national costume show was held on May 13, 2021. The 74 candidates competed in the swimsuit and evening gown rounds in the preliminary competition on May 14, 2021.

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