Miss World 1976

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Miss World 1976
Date 18 November 1976
Presenters Sacha Distel, Andy Williams
Venue Royal Albert Hall, London, UK
Broadcaster BBC
Entrants 60
Placements 15
Debuts Guatemala, Virgin Islands
Withdrawals Barbados, Bolivia, Cuba, Guernsey, India, Liberia, Malaysia, Mauritius, Nicaragua, Philippines, St. Lucia, Seychelles, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Tunisia, Yugoslavia
Returns Chile, Cyprus, Jamaica, Paraguay, Spain, Tahiti
Winner Cindy Breakspeare[1]
 Jamaica
← 1975
1977 →

Miss World 1976, the 26th edition of the Miss World pageant, was held on 18 November 1976 at the Royal Albert Hall in London, UK. The winner was Cindy Breakspeare[2] from Jamaica.[1][3] She was crowned by Miss World 1975, Wilnelia Merced of Puerto Rico. Runner-up was Karen Jo Pini representing Australia, third was Diana Marie Roberts Duenas from Guam, fourth was Carol Jean Grant of United Kingdom, and fifth was Merja Helena Tammi from Finland.

Results[edit]

Countries and territories which sent delegates and results for Miss World 1976[2][3][4]

Placements[edit]

Final results Contestant
Miss World 1976
1st runner-up
2nd runner-up
  •  Guam – Diana Marie Roberts Duenas
3rd runner-up
  •  United Kingdom – Carol Jean Grant
4th runner-up
  •  Finland – Merja Helena Tammih
5th runner-up
  •  Holland – Stephanie Flatow
6th runner-up
  •  Turkey – Jale Bayhan
Semi-finalists
  •  Argentina – Adriana Laura Salguiero
  •  Ireland – Jakki Moore
  •  Israel – Levana Abarbanel
  •  Puerto Rico – Ivette Rosado
  •  Singapore – Pauline Poh Neo Cheong
  •  Spain – Luz María Polegre Hernández
  •  Trinidad & Tobago – Patricia Anderson Leon
  •  Venezuela – María Genoveva Rivero Giménez

Contestants[edit]

60 contestants participated in Miss World 1976.[3]

  •  Africa South – Veronica Rozette Kuki Mutsepe
  •  Argentina – Adriana Laura Salguiero
  •  Aruba – Maureen Wever
  •  AustraliaKaren Jo Pini
  •  Austria – Monika Mühlbauer
  •  Bahamas – Larona Miller
  •  Belgium – Yvette Aelbrecht
  •  Bermuda – Vivienne Ann Hollis
  •  Brazil – Adelaida Fraga de Oliveira Filha
  •  Canada – Pamela Mercer[4]
  •  Chile – María Cristina Granzow
  •  Colombia – María Loretta Celedón Holguín
  •  Costa Rica – Ligia María Ramos Quesada
  •  Curaçao – Viveca Francisca Marchena
  •  Cyprus – Andri Tsangaridou
  •  Denmark – Susanne Juul Hansen
  •  Dominican Republic – Jenny Corporán Viñas
  •  Ecuador – Marie Clare Fontaine Velasco
  •  El Salvador – Soraya Camondari Zanotti
  •  Finland – Merja Helena Tammi
  •  France – Monique Uldaric
  •  Germany – Monika Schneeweiss
  •  Gibraltar – Rosemarie Parody
  •  Greece – Rania Theofilou
  •  Guam – Diana Marie Roberts Duenas
  •  Guatemala – Marta Elisa Tirado Richardson
  •  Holland – Stephanie Flatow
  •  Honduras – Maribel Ileana Ayala Ramírez
  •  Hong Kong – Christine Leung Ching-Man
  •  Iceland – Sigríður Helga Olgeirsdóttir
  •  Ireland – Jakki Moore
  •  Israel – Levana Abarbanel
  •  Italy – Antonella Lombrosi
  •  JamaicaCindy Breakspeare
  •  Japan – Noriko Asakuno
  •  Jersey – Susan Hughes
  •  Korea – Shin Byoung-sook
  •  Lebanon – Suad Nachoul
  •  Luxembourg – Monique Wilmes
  •  Malta – Jane Benedicta Saliba
  •  Mexico – Carla Jean Evert Seguera
  •  New Zealand – Anne Clifford
  •  Norway – Nina Kristine Rønneberg
  •  Paraguay – María Cristina Fernández Samaniego
  •  Peru – Rocío Rita Lazcano Mujica
  •  Puerto Rico – Ivette Rosado
  •  Singapore – Pauline Poh Neo Cheong
  •  South Africa – Lynn Massyn
  •  Spain – Luz María Polegre Hernández
  •  Sweden – Ann-Christine Gernandt
  •   Switzerland – Ruth Crottet
  • France Tahiti – Patricia Mareva Servonnat
  •  Thailand – Duangcheewan Komolsen
  •  Trinidad & Tobago – Patricia Anderson Leon
  •  Turkey – Jale Bayhan
  •  United Kingdom – Carol Jean Grant
  •  United States – Kimberly Marre Foley[4]
  •  Uruguay – Sara Alaga Valega
  •  Venezuela – María Genoveva Rivero Giménez
  •  Virgin Islands – Denise La Franque

Withdrawals in protest against South Africa's race policies[edit]

  •  India[3] – Naina Sudhir Balsavar
  •  Liberia[3] – Lorraine Wede Johnson
  •  Malaysia[3] – Che Puteh Naziaden
  •  Mauritius[3] – Anne-Lise Lasur
  •  Philippines – Joy Conde
  •  Seychelles[3] – Lynn Elisea Gobine
  •  Sri Lanka[3] – Tamara Ingrid Subramanian
  •  Swaziland[3] – Zanella Tutu Tshabalala
  •  Yugoslavia – Slavica Stefanović

Notes[edit]

Debuts[edit]

  •  Guatemala
  •  Virgin Islands

Returns[edit]

  • Last competed in 1965:
  • Last competed in 1969:
    •  Chile
  • Last competed in 1972:
    •  Paraguay
  • Last competed in 1973:
    •  Cyprus
  • Last competed in 1975:
    •  Jamaica
    •  Spain

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Kentucky New Era". Retrieved 26 January 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "Jamaican is Miss World". The Modesto Bee. Modesto, California. Associated Press. 19 November 1976. Retrieved 16 September 2010. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "Gadsden Times". Retrieved 26 January 2016. 
  4. ^ a b c "The Southeast Missourian". Retrieved 26 January 2016. 

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