Miss World 1976

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Miss World 1976
Date 18 November 1976
Presenters Sacha Distel and Andy Williams
Venue Royal Albert Hall, London, UK United Kingdom
Broadcaster BBC
Entrants 60
Placements 15
Debuts Guatemala, and Virgin Islands
Withdraws Barbados, Bolivia, Cuba, Guernsey, India, Liberia, Malaysia, Mauritius, Nicaragua, Philippines, St. Lucia, Seychelles, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Tunisia, and Yugoslavia
Returns Chile, Cyprus, Jamaica, Paraguay, Spain, and Tahiti
Winner Cindy Breakspeare
Countries and territories which sent delegates and results.

Miss World 1976, the 26th edition of the Miss World pageant was held on 18 November 1976, in the Royal Albert Hall, London, UK. The winner was Cindy Breakspeare [1] from Jamaica. She was crowned by Miss World 1975, Wilnelia Merced of Puerto Rico. Runner up was Karen Jo Pini representing Australia, third was Diana Marie Roberts Duenas from Guam, fourth was Carol Jean Grant of United Kingdom, and fifth was Merja Helena Tammi from Finland.


Final results Contestant
Miss World 1976
1st Runner-up
2nd Runner-up
  •  Guam - Diana Marie Roberts Duenas
3rd Runner-up
4th Runner-up
5th Runner-up
6th Runner-up

Special awards[edit]

Award Contestant
Miss Personality
Miss Photogenic

60 Contestants[edit]


In protest against South Africa's race policies [2][edit]


Returning countries and Debuts[edit]

  • Guatemala and Virgin Islands competed in Miss World for the first time.
  • Tahiti last competed in 1965.
  • Chile last competed in 1969.
  • Paraguay last competed in 1972.
  • Cyprus last competed in 1973.
  • Jamaica and Spain last competed in 1975.


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