Miss Namibia

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Miss Namibia
Motto Beauty with Charitable Cause
Formation 1980
Type Beauty pageant
Headquarters Windhoek
Location
Membership
Miss Universe
Miss World
Official language
English
National Director
Conny Maritz
Website http://www.missnamibia.com.na/

Miss Namibia is a national Beauty pageant in Namibia.

History[edit]

The very first Miss Namibia was held in 1980 by Nic Kruger, the founder of the pageant. After that there are three national director: Nic Kruger (1980-1996), Danie Botes (1997-1998) and Conny Maritz (1999-today).

Titleholders[edit]

Color key
  •      Declared as Winner
  •      Ended as runner-up
  •      Ended as one of the finalists or semifinalists

The winner of Miss Namibia represents her country at the Miss Universe and Miss World. On occasion, when the winner does not qualify (due to age) for either contest, a runner-up is sent. Sometimes the runner-up will be competing at Miss World pageant.

Year Miss Namibia Hometown Notes
1980 Bernice Tembo Windhoek Did not compete
1981 Antoinette Knoetze Windhoek
1982 Desere Kotze Windhoek
1983 Astrid Klotzch Windhoek
1984 Peta Harley-Peters Windhoek
1985 Alice Pfeiffer Windhoek
1986 Jo-Rina Meyer Windhoek
1987 Bianca Pragt Windhoek
1988 Caroline du Preez Windhoek
1989 Emsie Esterhuizen Windhoek
1990 Ronel Liebenberg Windhoek
1991 Michelle McLean Windhoek WINNER of Miss Universe 1992, 4th Runner-up at Miss World 1991
1992 Anja Schroeder Windhoek
1993 Barbara Kahatjipara Windhoek Miss Congeniality at Miss Universe 1994
1995 Patricia Burt Windhoek
1996 Faghma Absalom Windhoek
1997 Sheya Shipanga Windhoek
1998 Retha Reinders Windhoek
1999 Vaanda Katjuongua Windhoek
2000 Mia de Klerk Windhoek
2001 Michelle Heita Windhoek
2002 Ndapewa Alfons Windhoek Top 10 at Miss Universe 2003
2003 Petrina Thomas Windhoek
2004 Adele Basson Windhoek
2005 Leefa Shiikwa Windhoek
2006 Anna Svetlana Nashandi Windhoek Top 17 at Miss World 2006
2007 Marichen Luiperth Swakopmund
2008 Marelize Robberts Windhoek
2009 Happie Ntelamo Caprivi
2009 Odile Gertze[1] Windhoek Top 25 at Miss World 2010
2011 Luzaan van Wyk Windhoek
2012 Tsakana Nkandih Tsumeb
2013 Paulina Malulu Windhoek Top 15 at Miss International 2012
2014 Brumhilda Ochs Windhoek
2015 Steffi Van Wyk[2] Windhoek Miss World Sport at Miss World 2015
2016 Lizelle Esterhuizen Windhoek
2017 TBA TBA TBA

Notes[edit]

  • Miss Namibia 2005, Leefa Shiikwa was stripped of her title after it was disclosed that she was married to an Angolan man.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Odile crowned as Miss Namibia". The Namibian. August 2, 2010. Retrieved 1 November 2010. 
  2. ^ "Miss Nambia 2015 Steffi Van Wyk". www.angelopepdia.com. Angelopedia. 8 August 2015. 
  3. ^ "Hubby leads to Miss Namibia losing her crown". Independent Online. April 18, 2006. Retrieved 1 November 2010. 

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