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Gina Swainson
Gina Ann Casandra Swainson

(1958-06-06) 6 June 1958 (age 66)
Beauty pageant titleholder
TitleMiss Bermuda 1979
Miss World 1979
Hair colorBrown
Eye colorBrown
Miss Bermuda 1979
Miss Universe 1979
(1st runner-up)
Miss World 1979

Gina Ann Casandra Swainson (born 6 June 1958) is a Bermudian model and beauty queen who won Miss World 1979 and the first runner-up at Miss Universe 1979.

Miss Universe

Prior to competing in Miss World, she participated in Miss Universe and placed first runner-up to Miss Universe 1979, Maritza Sayalero of Venezuela.

Miss World

As the official representative of Bermuda to the 1979 Miss World pageant held in London, United Kingdom on 15 November, she captured the crown of Miss World 1979, becoming the only woman to win a major international pageant for Bermuda as of 2020 and the most successful at both Miss Universe and Miss World.

Upon her return to Bermuda, there was a parade in her honour[1] and Swainson was depicted on a series of Bermudian postage stamps in 1980.[2]


  1. ^ "Home | Miss World". Archived from the original on 13 November 2010. Retrieved 28 October 2010.
  2. ^ "Miss Bermuda Gina Swainson Miss World 1979 Bermuda Beauty".

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by Miss World
Succeeded by