Miss Universe 2006
Los Angeles, California, July 23, 2006 - This evening, during one of the year's most exciting live television events, a star-studded panel of judges chose 18-year-old Zuleyka Rivera, Miss Puerto Rico, as MISS UNIVERSE® 2006.
First Runner Up: Kurara Chibana, Miss Japan will assume the duties of MISS UNIVERSE 2006 if the titleholder for some reason cannot fulfill her responsibilities.
Second Runner Up: Lauriane Gillieron, Miss Switzerland. Rest of Top Five: Lourdes Arevalos, Miss Paraguay Tara Conner, Miss USA.
Rest of Top Ten: Alice Panikian, Miss Canada Kenisha Thom, Miss Trinidad/Tobago Desiree Duran, Miss Bolivia Priscila Perales, Miss Mexico Valerie Dominguez, Miss Colombia.