Miss Thailand

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Miss Thailand
Formation 1934
Type Beauty Pageant
Headquarters Bangkok
Location
Organization
Old Vajiravudh
Website www2.mcot.net/missthailand/

Miss Thailand (Thai: นางสาวไทย; rtgsNang Sao Thai), is a beauty pageant held in Thailand for Thai women, first held on December 10, 1934 in Phra Nakhon district of Bangkok, under the name of Miss Siam (Thai: นางสาวสยาม; rtgsNang Sao Sayam).

The winner of Miss Thailand used to represent the country at Miss Universe, while 1st runner-up presented at Miss Asia Pacific International. However, Miss Thailand Organization lost these licenses to Miss Thailand Universe in 2000. The last Miss Thailand to represent her country at Miss Universe is Apisamai Srirangsan, Miss Thailand 1999.

The beauty pageant was broadcast on BBTV (channel 7) until 2000, then moved to ITV, which later was transformed into TITV (Thailand Independent Television) and TPBS (Thailand Public Broadcasting Service) until 2007.

In 2008–present, Miss Thailand pageant was broadcast on MCOT

Winner[edit]

Year Miss Thailand Province Remark
2014 Wilasini Chanwutthiwong Bangkok
2013 Adcharaporn Kanoknateesavad Bangkok
2012 Prissana Kumpusiri Bangkok
2011 No Pageant
2010 Supaporn Homboonyasak Chiang Mai
2009 Ornwipa Kanoknateesawat Bangkok
2008 Panprapa Yongtrakul Bangkok
2007 Angkana Trirattanathip Bangkok
2006 Lalana Kongtoranin Bangkok
2005 No Pageant
2004 Suchanat Boonharn Bangkok
2003 Chalisa Boonkrongsap Bangkok
2002 Wachiporn Sittipong Chiang Mai
2001 Sujira Arunpipat Bangkok
2000 Panadda Wongphudee Bangkok
1999 Apisamai Srirangsan Nakhon Pathom Was the last Miss Thailand to represent her country at Miss Universe.
1998 Chalida Taochalee Bangkok
1997 Suangsuda Lawanprasert Nakhon Nayok
1996 No Pageant
1995 Pavadee Wicheinrat Bangkok
1994 Areeya Chumsai Bangkok Miss Personality
1993 Chattarika Ubonsiri Bangkok
1992 Ornanong Panyawong Chiang Mai
1991 Jiraprapa Sawettanan Bangkok
1990 Passaraporn Chaimongkol Songkhla Miss Photogenic at Miss Universe 1990
1989 Yonlada Ronghanam Bangkok
1988 Porntip Nakhirunkanok Chachoengsao Was crowned MISS UNIVERSE 1988 and Best National Costume.
1987 Chutima Naiyana Bangkok
1986 Taweeporn Klungploy Nakhon Sawan
1985 Thitapha Aiyushi Nan
1984 Savinee Pakaranang Samut Prakan Finished 6th at MISS UNIVERSE 1984
1973-
1983
No Pageant
1972 Kanok-orn Boonma Chachoengsao
1971 Nipapat Sudsiri Phra Nakhon
1970 No Pageant
1969 Warunee Sangsirinavin Phra Nakhon
1968 Sangduen Manwong Phra Nakhon Won Best National Costume at MISS UNIVERSE 1969
1967 Apantree Prayutsenee Phra Nakhon Top 10 at MISS UNIVERSE 1968
1966 Prapussorn Panichkul Lopburi
1965 Cheranand Savetanand Surat Thani Was placed 2nd runner up MISS UNIVERSE 1966.
1964 Apasra Hongsakula Phra Nakhon Was crowned MISS UNIVERSE 1965.
1954-
1963
Not Representative
1953 Sucheela Srisomboon Lamphun
1952 Anong Atchawatthana Lampang
1951 Prachit Thong-urai Bangkok
1950 Utsani Thongnuea-di Samut Songkhram
1949 Amphon Burarak Chiang Rai
1948 No Pageant
1947 Latda Suwansupha Pattani
1946-1940 No Pageant
1940 Sawangchit Kharuehanon Phra Nakhon
1939 Riam Petsayanawin Phra Nakhon
1938 Phitsamai Chotiwut Phra Nakhon
1937 Mayuri Wichaiwatthana Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya
1936 Wongduean Bhumiratna Phra Nakhon
1935 Wani Laohakiat Phra Nakhon
1934 Kanya Thiansawang Phra Nakhon

Miss Thailand representatives at Miss Universe[edit]

Miss Thailand Organization send a winner representative to compete at Miss Universe.

Contestants[edit]

Year Miss Thailand Placement at
Miss Universe
Special awards at
Miss Universe
1999 Apisamai Srirangsan
1998 Chalida Taochalee
1997 Suangsuda Lawanprasert
1996 Niratchla Khamya ****
1995 Pavadee Wicheinrat
1994 Areeya Chumsai Best Smile
1993 Chattarika Ubonsiri
1992 Ornanong Panyawong
1991 Jiraprapa Sawettanan
1990 Passaraporn Chaimongkol Miss Photogenic
1989 Yonlada Ronghanam
1988 Porntip Nakhirunkanok MISS UNIVERSE 1988 Best National Costume
1987 Chutima Naiyana
1986 Taweeporn Klungploy
1985 Tarntip Pongsuk
1984 Savinee Pakaranang Semi-Finalist Top 10
1983 Jinda Nernkrang ***
1982 Nipaporn Tarapanich ***
1981 Massupha Karbpraphan ***
1980 Artitaya Promkul ***
1979 Wongduan Kerdpoom ***
1978 Pornpit Sakornvijit ***
1977 Laddawan In-Yah ***
1976 Katareeya Areekul ***
1975 Wanlaya Thonawanik ***
1974 Benjamas Ponpasvijan ***
1973 Kanok-orn Bunma
1972 Nipapat Sudsiri
1971 Warunee Sangsirinavin
1970 Not Representative
1969 Sangduen Manwong Best National Costume
1968 Apantree Prayutsenee Semi-Finalist Top 15
1967 Not Representative
1966 Cheranand Savetanand 2nd Runner-up
1965 Apasra Hongsakula MISS UNIVERSE 1965
1960-
1964
Not Representative
1959 Sodsai Vanijvadhana ** Miss Congeniality
1955-
1958
Not Representative
1954 Amara Asavananda *
  •        Miss Universe
  •        Semi-finalist / Finalist
  • * In 1954 Amara Asavananda, 2nd runner-up in Miss Thailand 1953, was selected to compete in Miss Universe 1954, becoming her country's first representative at the Miss Universe pageant.
  • ** In 1959 the Miss Thailand pageant was not held; Sodsai Vanijvadhana was hand-picked to represent Thailand in the Miss Universe 1959 pageant.
  • *** In 1974-1983 Contestants was hand-picked to represent Thailand in the Miss Universe pageant.
  • **** In 1996 Miss Thailand not pageant, Niratchla Khamya, Top 10 in Miss Thailand 1995 was selected to represent Thailand in the Miss Universe pageant.

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