Logo of the Miss Gibraltar event
Miss Gibraltar is the main annual beauty pageant of Gibraltar that selects the official representative to the Miss World pageant. The incumbent Miss Gibraltar is Shyanne Azzopardi, who was crowned on 7 June 2014 at a show held at the Queen's Cinema.
Miss Gibraltar at International pageants
- Color key
- Declared as Winner
- Ended as runner-up
- Ended as one of the finalists or semifinalists
Representatives at Miss World
Gibraltar debut at Miss World pageant in 1959. The official candidate will be choosing also from Miss Gibraltar winner. On occasion, when the winner does not qualify (due to age) for either contest, a runner-up is sent.
|Year||Miss World Gibraltar||Placement||Sepcial awards|
|1986||Dominique Martinez||Unplaced||Miss Personality|
|2009||Kaiane Aldorino||Miss World 2009||Beach Beauty|
|2011||Michelle Gillingwater Pedersen||Unplaced|
|2013||Maroua Kharbouch||Top 6||People's Choice award|
Representatives at Miss International
Gibraltar's debut at the Miss International pageant was in 2012. The official candidate is the 1st Princess of the Miss Gibraltar pageant.
|Year||Miss International Gibraltar||Placement||Special awards|
|2013||Jamielee Randall||Top 15|
Representatives at Miss Supranational
Gibraltar's debut at the Miss Supranational pageant was in 2014. The official candidate is the 2nd Princess of the Miss Gibraltar pageant.
|Year||Miss Supranational Gibraltar||Placement||Special awards|
|2014||Claire Nuñez||Miss Internet (Top 10)|
Representatives at Miss Universe
Gibraltar also competed at the Miss Universe pageant between 1981 and 1990. The official candidate is the reigning Miss Gibraltar.
|Year||Miss Universe Gibraltar||Placement||Special awards|
|1984||Jessica Palao||Unplaced||Miss Congeniality|
|Kaiane Aldorino||Miss World 2009||Winner|
The 59th Miss World pageant was held on December 12, 2009 at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa. 112 contestants from all over the world competed for the crown, marking the biggest turnout in the pageant’s history. Gibraltar’s Kaiane Aldorino, aged 23, was crowned Miss World 2009. Kaiane won Miss World Beach Beauty en route to the top prize sparking off mass celebrations in Gibraltar as the population watched the event unfold live on television.
Kaiane was flown to Gibraltar from London on a private jet on the 17 December where she was greeted at Gibraltar Airport by Government, family and friends. From there, Kaiane was paraded down Main Street in an open-top car (the same one used by Charles and Diana when they visited Gibraltar to embark the Royal Yacht Britannia to start their honeymoon cruise) preceded by the band of the Royal Gibraltar Regiment and then appeared at the City Hall balcony. The celebrations culminated with a fireworks display from Gibraltar Harbour.
- "Jubilant Shyanne takes the Miss Gib Crown". YourGibraltarTV. 9 June 2014. Retrieved 9 June 2014.
- "Miss Gibraltar history". Government of Gibraltar. Retrieved 26 June 2011.
- "Shyanne Azzopardi crowned Winner of Miss Gibraltar 2014". news.biharprabha.com. Retrieved 28 June 2014.
- "Gibraltar will release a Miss World stamp". World Stamp News. Retrieved 26 June 2011.
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