Miss Polonia

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Miss Polonia Organization
MottoCaring, Charity and Healthy Lifestyle
Formation1929
TypeBeauty pageant
HeadquartersWarsaw
Location
Membership
  • Miss World
  • Miss Grand International
  • Miss Intercontinental
Official language
Polish
WebsiteOfficial Website

Miss Polonia is a national Beauty pageant in Poland to select the official ambassador of Poland at the Miss Universe, Miss World, Miss Grand International and Miss Intercontinental pageants. This pageant is the oldest beauty pageant in Poland.

History[edit]

Starting in 1929, winners entering Miss Europe. Traditionally, the winner of Miss Polonia represented Poland in Miss World and Miss Universe.

In 2007, Miss World took away the franchise from Miss Polonia and returned it to the non-related national contest Miss Polski. Since then, the winners of Miss Polonia represent Poland in Miss Universe and the runner-ups represent Poland in Miss Europe, Miss International, Miss Earth and Miss Baltic Sea.

Since 2015, Miss Polonia lost franchises of Miss International. Up to now it has only sent its winner to the Miss Universe pageant.

In 2016 after 3 years break, Miss Polonia pageant is back and new titleholder will be selected in October. Winner will represent Poland in Miss Universe 2016.

In 2018 the Miss Polonia is officially owning the franchise of Miss Universe, Miss World and Miss Grand International.

In 2019 Miss Polonia franchised the Miss Intercontinental pageant and relinquished it’s franchise for Miss Universe, after that, the Miss Universe franchise went to Miss Polski.

Titleholders[edit]

Note: contest not held in 1931, 1933–1956, 1959–1982, 2014-2015.
1932, 1934 and 1937 winners selected in France to represent Poland in Miss Europe.[1]
Year Miss Polonia Voivodeships Notes
1929 Władysława Kostakówna † Mazovian, Warsaw
1930 Zofia Batycka Lwów***
1932 Zofia Dobrowolska † Greater Poland, Poznań
1934 Maria Żabkiewiczówna † Wilno***
1937 Józefina Kaczmarkiewiczówna † Mazovian, Warsaw
1956 Krystyna Łobodzińska[citation needed] Lesser Poland, Kraków
1957 Alicja Bobrowska Lesser Poland, Kraków
1958 Zuzanna Cembrowska Mazovian, Warsaw
1983 Lidia Wasiak West Pomeranian, Szczecin
1984 Magdalena Jaworska † Mazovian, Warsaw
1985 Katarzyna Zawidzka Lubusz, Gorzów Wielkopolski
1986 Renata Fatla Silesian, Bielsko-Biała
1987 Monika Nowosadko West Pomeranian, Kołobrzeg
1988 Joanna Gapińska[2] West Pomeranian, Szczecin
1989 Aneta Kręglicka Pomeranian, Gdańsk Miss World 1989
1990 Joanna Michalska Mazovian, Warsaw
1991 Karina Wojciechowska Silesian, Mysłowice
1992 Ewa Wachowicz Lesser Poland, Klęczany World Miss University 1993
1993 Aleksandra Spieczyńska Lower Silesian, Wrocław
1994 Jadwiga Flank Silesian, Bielsko-Biała
1995 Ewa Tylecka Lower Silesian, Dzierżoniów
1996 Agnieszka Zielińska Greater Poland, Poznań
1997 Roksana Jonek Silesian, Mikołów Miss Tourism International 1998
1998 Izabela Opęchowska Warmian-Masurian, Biskupiec
1999 Marta Kwiecień Lublin, Lublin
2000 Justyna Bergmann Kuyavian-Pomeranian, Grudziądz
2001 Joanna Drozdowska West Pomeranian, Szczecin
2002 Marta Matyjasik Lower Silesian, Zgorzelec
2003 Karolina Gorazda Lesser Poland, Kraków
2004 Katarzyna Borowicz Greater Poland, Ostrów Wielkopolski
2005 Malwina Ratajczak Opole, Krapkowice Miss Baltic Sea 2006
2006 Marzena Cieślik West Pomeranian, Wolin Poland hosted Miss World 2006
2007 Barbara Tatara Łódź, Łódź
2008 Angelika Jakubowska Lower Silesian, Lubań
2009 Maria Nowakowska Lower Silesian, Legnica
2010 Rozalia Mancewicz Podlaskie, Białystok
2011 Marcelina Zawadzka Pomeranian, Malbork
2012 Paulina Krupińska[3] Mazovian, Warsaw
2016 Izabella Krzan Olsztyn, Warmian-Masurian
2017 Agata Biernat Zduńska Wola, Łódź
2018 Milena Sadowska Babice, Oświęcim
2019 TBD TBD TBD
  • (***) As of 1991 Lwów or Lviv becomes part of the independent Ukraine.
  • (***) The city of Wilno or Vilnius becomes part of Lithuania.

Big Four pageants representatives[edit]

Miss Universe Poland[edit]

  •      : Declared as Winner
  •      : Ended as runner-up or top 5/6 qualification
  •      : Ended as one of the finalists or semifinalists
  •      : Ended as special awards winner
The main of Miss Polonia represents her country at Miss Universe. Since Miss Polonia is the only one who franchised the Miss Universe Organization, sometimes the organization designated the runner-up or contestant to be "Miss Universe Poland". Began 2019 the winner of Miss Polski competes at Miss Universe competition. On occasion, when the winner does not qualify (due to age) for either contest, a runner-up is sent.
Year Voivodeship Miss Polonia Placement at Miss Universe Special Awards
2018 Masovian Magdalena Swat Top 20
2017 Łódź Katarzyna Włodarek Unplaced
2016 Warmian-Masurian Izabella Krzan Unplaced
2015 West Pomeranian Weronika Szmajdzińska Unplaced
2014 Mazovian Marcela Chmielowska Unplaced
2013 Mazovian Paulina Krupińska Unplaced Miss Photogenic
2012 Pomeranian Marcelina Zawadzka Top 16
2011 Pomeranian Rozalia Mancewicz Unplaced
2010 Lower Silesian Maria Nowakowska Unplaced
2009 Lower Silesian Angelika Jakubowska Unplaced
2008 Łódź Barbara Tatara Unplaced
2007 Masovian Dorota Gawron Unplaced
2006 Masovian Francys Mayela Barraza Sudnicka Unplaced
2005 Kuyavian-Pomeranian Marta Kossakowska Unplaced
2004 Podkarpackie Paulina Panek Unplaced
2003 Swietokrzyskie Iwona Makuch Unplaced
2002 West Pomeranian Joanna Drozdowska Unplaced
2001 Masovian Monika Gruda Unplaced
2000 Warmian-Masurian Emilia Ewelina Raszynska Unplaced
1999 Lublin Katarzyna Pakula Unplaced
1998 Pomeranian Sylwia Małgorzata Kupiec Unplaced
1997 Greater Poland Agnieszka Zielińska Unplaced
1996 Pomeranian Monika Chróścicka-Wnętrzak Unplaced
1995 Silesian Magdalena Pęcikiewicz Unplaced
1994 West Pomeranian Joanna Brykczyńska Unplaced
1993 Warmian-Masurian Marzenna Wolska Unplaced
1992 Lublin Izabela Filipowska Unplaced
1991 Masovian Joanna Michalska Unplaced
1990 Łódź Małgorzata Obieżalska Unplaced
1989 West Pomeranian Joanna Gapińska 3rd Runner-up
Did not compete between 1987—1988
1986 Masovian Brygida Elżbieta Bziukiewicz 3rd Runner-up
1985 Lubusz Katarzyna Zawidzka Unplaced
1984 Masovian Joanna Karska Unplaced
Did not compete between 1960—1983
1959 Masovian Zuzanna Cembrowska Top 16
1958 Masovian Alicja Bobrowska 4th Runner-up

Miss World Poland[edit]

  •      : Declared as Winner
  •      : Ended as runner-up or top 5/6 qualification
  •      : Ended as one of the finalists or semifinalists
  •      : Ended as special awards winner
Miss Polonia started to be franchise holder in 1983, from 1983 to 2007 the Miss Polonia was selecting the winner or runner-up to Miss World competition. From 2007 to 2014 the license of Miss World bought to Miss Polski and continued between 2015 and 2017 the Miss World Poland contest independently selected the winner to Miss World. Started in 2018 the Miss Polonia returned to be national franchise holder of Miss World.
Year Voivodeship Miss World Poland Placement at Miss World Special Awards
2019 Lesser Poland Milena Sadowska TBD TBD
2018 Łódź Agata Biernat Unplaced Miss World Talent (3rd runner-up), Miss World Top Model (Top 32), Miss World Sport (Top 24)
Miss Polski
2017 Warmian-Masurian Magdalena Bieńkowska Top 40 Miss World Top Model (Top 30)
Miss World Poland
2016 Masovian Kaja Klimkiewicz[4] Unplaced Miss World Talent (Top 21)
2015 Pomeranian Marta Kaja Pałucka Top 20 Miss World Top Model (Top 30)
Miss Polski
2014 Łódź Ada Sztajerowska Unplaced
2013 Lesser Poland Katarzyna Krzeszowska Unplaced
2012 West Pomeranian Weronika Szmajdzińska Unplaced Miss World Top Model (1st Runner-up)
2011 West Pomeranian Angelika Natalia Ogryzek Unplaced
2010 Lubusz Agata Szewiola Unplaced
2009 Pomeranian Anna Jamróz Top 16
2008 West Pomeranian Klaudia Maria Ungerman Unplaced
2007 Lubusz Karolina Zakrzewska Unplaced
Miss Polonia
2006 West Pomeranian Marzena Cieslik Unplaced Miss World Beach Beauty (Top 10)
2005 Opole Malwina Ratajczak Unplaced
2004 Greater Poland Katarzyna Weronika Borowicz Top 5 Miss World Top Model (Top 20)
2003 Lesser Poland Karolina Gorazda Unplaced Miss World Beach Beauty (Top 10)
2002 Lower Silesian Marta Matyjasik Unplaced
2001 West Pomeranian Joanna Drozdowska Unplaced
2000 Kuyavian-Pomeranian Justyna Bergmann Unplaced
1999 Lublin Marta Kwiecien Unplaced
1998 Warmian-Masurian Izabela Opechowska Unplaced
1997 Silesian Roksana Jonek Unplaced
1996 Greater Poland Agnieszka Zielinska Unplaced
1995 Lower Silesian Ewa Jzabella Tylecka Unplaced
1994 Silesian Jadwiga Flank Unplaced
1993 Lower Silesian Alexandra Spieczynska Unplaced
1992 Lesser Poland Ewa Wachowicz Top 5
1991 Silesian Karina Wojciechowska Unplaced
1990 Masovian Ewa Maria Szymczak Top 10
1989 Pomeranian Aneta Kręglicka Miss World 1989
1988 West Pomeranian Joanna Gapinska Unplaced
1987 West Pomeranian Monika Ewa Nowosadko Top 6
1986 Silesian Renata Fatla Unplaced
1985 Lubusz Katarzyna Dorota Zawidzka Top 15
1984 Masovian Magdalena Jaworska Unplaced
1983 West Pomeranian Lidia Wasiak Unplaced

Miss International Poland[edit]

  •      : Declared as Winner
  •      : Ended as runner-up or top 5/6 qualification
  •      : Ended as one of the finalists or semifinalists
  •      : Ended as special awards winner
In the beginning the winner of Miss Juwenaliów 1959 participated at Miss International. Since 1985 the Miss International Poland will be selected by Miss Polonia, Miss Polski or one of runners-up from Miss Polonia or Miss Polski pageant. As of 2015 Miss International franchise handled by Miss Polski Organization.
Year Voivodeship Miss International Poland Placement at Miss International Special Awards
2014 Masovian Zaneta Pludowska[5] Unplaced
2013 Masovian Katarzyna Oracka Unplaced
2012 Podlaskie Rozalia Mancewicz Unplaced
2011 Masovian Adrianna Olga Wojciechowska Unplaced
2010 West Pomeranian Zaneta Sitko Unplaced
2009 Lower Silesian Angelika Jakubowska Unplaced
2008 Warmian-Masurian Anna Maria Tarnowska 2nd Runner-up
2007 Masovian Dorota Gawron Unplaced
2006 Masovian Marta Jakoniuk Unplaced
2005 Masovian Monika Szeroka Unplaced
2004 Masovian Marta Matyjasik Unplaced
2003 Did not compete
2002 Masovian Monika Angermann Top 12
2001 Warmian-Masurian Malgorzata Rozniecka Miss International 2001
2000 Ewelina Raszynska Unplaced
1999 Adrianna Gerczew Top 12
1998 Agnieszka Osińska Top 12
1997 Agnieszka Beata Myko Top 12
1996 Łódź Monika Marta Adamek Unplaced
1995 Did not compete
1994 Kuyavian-Pomeranian Ilona Felicjanska Unplaced
1993 Kuyavian-Pomeranian Agnieszka Pachalko Miss International 1993
1992 Silesian Elzbieta Jadwiga Dziech Unplaced
1991 Lower Silesian Agnieszka Kotlarska Miss International 1991
1990 Pomeranian Ewa Maria Szymczak Top 10
1989 West Pomeranian Aneta Kreglicka 1st Runner-up
1988 Did not compete
1987 West Pomeranian Monika Nowosadko Unplaced
1986 Silesian Renata Fatla Unplaced
1985 Lubusz Katarzyna Zawidzka Top 15
Miss Juwenaliów
Did not compete between 1961—1984, in 1966 No contest
1960 Lesser Poland Marzena Malinowska Top 15

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Z archiwum miss" (in Polish). Retrieved 18 October 2013.
  2. ^ "Polish tour show to present cabaret". The Buffalo News. November 14, 1989. Retrieved 2010-10-10.
  3. ^ "Paulina Krupińska Crowned Miss Universe Poland 2013". Beauty Pageant News. February 2, 2013. Retrieved February 2, 2013.
  4. ^ "MISS WORLD POLAND 2016 is Kaja KLIMKIEWICZ". missosology. 9 October 2016. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  5. ^ Miss International Polonia 2014

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