Miss World 1990
Miss World 1990 Titlecard
8 November 1990
Peter Marshall, Michelle Rocca
Jason Donovan, Richard Clayderman
London Palladium, London, UK
Bermuda, Republic of China, Ecuador, Guyana, Malaysia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Uganda
Barbados, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Bulgaria, Cook Islands, Egypt, India, Madagascar, Uruguay
Miss World 1990, the 40th edition of the Miss World pageant, was held on 8 November 1990 at the London Palladium in London, UK. The winner was Gina Tolleson, representing the United States. She was crowned by Miss World 1989, Aneta Beata Kreglicka of Poland.
Results [ edit ]
Countries and territories which sent delegates and results
Placements [ edit ]
Continental Queens of Beauty [ edit ]
Special awards [ edit ]
Order of announcements [ edit ]
7. New Zealand
3. New Zealand
Contestants [ edit ]
Continental groups order [ edit ]
Africa, Asia & Oceania
Papua New Guinea
Americas, Caribbean Islands
American Virgin Islands
British Virgin Islands
Trinidad and Tobago
Romania competed in Miss World for the first time after the Miss World Organization allowed the nation to compete after a 24-year Revolution.
Returning countries [ edit ]
Madagascar last competed in 1974.
Brazil last competed in 1987.
Barbados, British Virgin Islands, Bulgaria, Cook Islands, Egypt, India, and Uruguay last competed in 1988.
Withdrawals and Nations not competing [ edit ]
Republic of China and Swaziland failed to send delegates to Miss World this year.
Ecuador and Malaysia failed to send their delegates due to lack of sponsorship.
Lebanon did not compete in Miss World due to a civil war.
Historical significance [ edit ]
The preliminary swimsuit competition was held in
(United States) married celebrity star Gina Tolleson Alan Thicke, later divorced. She had been 1st runner-up in the Miss USA 1990 pageant as Miss South Carolina USA. She co-hosted Miss World 1991 with Peter Marshall.
Brenda Marte (Dominican Republic) came from the Dominican community in Queens, New York, United States.
Sarah Yeats (Gibraltar) and Priscilla Leimgruber (Switzerland) did not compete in Miss Universe 1991. Gibraltar lost its franchise with the Miss Universe Organization, while Miss Switzerland fell ill and withdrew at the last minute.
Karina Brown (Australia) is currently a hostess in various local television programs.
Ivona Brnelić (Yugoslavia) has lived and worked in London with some prominent celebrities like Tina Turner and Cher. The Miss Universe Organization did not allow
(Venezuela) to participate in Sharon Luengo Miss Universe 1991 for being the 2nd runner-up to Miss World 1990. The Parade of Nations was arranged in alphabetical order, within each continental region: Africa, Asia & Oceania, Americas, Caribbean and Europe.
7 out of 10 countries which made it into the semi-finals, were not in the semi-finals last year:
Turkey (1976), Finland (1984), Jamaica (1985), New Zealand (1986), Holland (1987), and Venezuela (1988). Aruba (first time since its debut in 1964).
Crossovers [ edit ]
1989: Trinidad and Tobago
1990: Aruba, Belize, Egypt, France, Germany (Miss Amity), Nigeria, and Turkey (Top 10)
1991: Belgium, Cayman Islands, Curaçao (Top 10), Ghana, Ireland (Miss Photogenic), Namibia, and United Kingdom
1990: Belgium (Top 15), Costa Rica, Luxembourg, and Poland (Top 15)
1991: Hungary and United Kingdom (Top 15)
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