Miss World 1958

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Miss World 1958
Date 13 October 1958
Presenters Eric Morley
Venue Lyceum Ballroom, London, United Kingdom
Entrants 22
Debuts Brazil
Withdrawals Australia, Austria, Finland, Luxembourg
Returns Norway, Turkey
Winner Penelope Coelen
 South Africa
← 1957
1959 →

Miss World 1958, the eighth edition of the Miss World pageant, was held on 13 October 1958 at the Lyceum Ballroom in London, UK. 22 contestants competed for the Miss World. The winner was Penelope Anne Coelen, who represented South Africa. She was crowned by Miss World 1957, Marita Lindahl of Finland.


Final results Contestant
Miss World 1958
1st runner-up
2nd runner-up
3rd runner-up
  •  Sweden - Harriet Margareta Wågström
4th runner-up
5th runner-up
6th runner-up
  •  Brazil - Sônia Maria Campos




  • Brazil competed in Miss World for the first time.
  • United Kingdom replaced the name Great Britain.

Returning countries[edit]

  • Norway last competed in 1953.
  • Turkey last competed in 1956.


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