Miss World 1983

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Miss World 1983
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Miss World 1983 Titlecard
Date17 November 1983
PresentersPeter Marshall, Judith Chalmers
EntertainmentLeo Sayer
VenueRoyal Albert Hall, London, UK
BroadcasterThames Television
Entrants72
Placements15
DebutsPoland, Tonga
WithdrawalsSri Lanka, Tahiti, Zimbabwe
ReturnsAustria, Barbados, Gambia, Liberia, Swaziland
WinnerSarah-Jane Hutt
 United Kingdom
← 1982
1984 →

Miss World 1983, the 33rd edition of the Miss World pageant, was held on 17 November 1983 at the Royal Albert Hall in London, UK. The winner was Sarah-Jane Hutt from United Kingdom.[1] She was crowned by Miss World 1982, Mariasela Álvarez of Dominican Republic. First runner-up was Rocío Isabel Luna representing Colombia and second runner-up was Cátia Pedrosa from Brazil. Miss World 1983 marked the first Miss World event that included an intelligence test for contestants.[2] The intelligence test was created by psychologists.[2]

Results[edit]

Countries and territories which sent delegates and results for Miss World 1983[1][3]

Placements[edit]

Final results Contestant
Miss World 1983
1st runner-up
2nd runner-up
3rd Runner-up
  •  Jamaica – Catherine Elizabeth Levy
4th Runner-up
5th Runner-up
  •  Panama – Marissa Burgos Canalias
6th Runner-up
Top 15

Continental Queens of Beauty[edit]

Continental Group Contestant
Africa
Americas
Asia
Europe
Oceania

Contestants[edit]

Country Contestant Age Hometown Preliminary Score
 American Virgin Islands Chandra Theresa Ramsingh 18 St. Croix 7
Aruba Aruba Audrey Bruges 17 Oranjestad 6
Australia Australia Tanya Bowe 20 Adelaide 13
Austria Austria Mercedes Stermitz 25 Klagenfurt 18
The Bahamas Bahamas Lucille Bullen 20 Nassau 6
Barbados Barbados Nina McIntosh-Clarke 24 Bridgetown 7
Belgium Belgium Françoise Bostoen 20 Roeselare 17
Bermuda Bermuda Angelita Emily Diaz 20 St. Georges 6
Bolivia Bolivia Ana María Taboada Arnold 18 Tarija 20
Brazil Brazil Cátia Silveira Pedrosa † 20 Rio de Janeiro 23
Canada Canada Katharine Durish 25 Toronto 6
Cayman Islands Cayman Islands Effie Ebanks 18 George Town 7
Chile Chile Gina Alejandra Rovira Beyris 19 Santiago 10
Colombia Colombia Rocío Isabel Luna Flórez 18 El Banco 25
Costa Rica Costa Rica María Argentina Meléndez Herrera 20 San Jose 10
Curaçao Curaçao Yvette Rowina Domacasse 22 Willemstad 7
Cyprus Cyprus Katia Chrysochou 20 Paphos 7
Denmark Denmark Tina-Lissette Dahl Joergensen 18 Holstebro 7
Dominican Republic Dominican Republic Yonoris Maribel Estrella Florentino 20 Azua de Compostela 10
Ecuador Ecuador Martha Isabel Lascano Salcedo 20 Guayaquil 7
El Salvador El Salvador Carmen Irene Álvarez Gallardo 18 San Salvador 11
Finland Finland Sanna Marita Pekkala 20 Helsinki 9
France France Frederique Marcelle Leroy 20 Bordeaux 13
The Gambia Gambia Abbey Scattrel Janneh 19 Banjul 7
West Germany Germany Claudia Zielinski 19 Lindenberg 7
Gibraltar Gibraltar Jessica Palao 19 Gibraltar 7
Greece Greece Anna Martinou 17 Athens 8
Guam Guam Geraldine Santos 22 Chalan Pago-Ordot 8
Guatemala Guatemala Hilda Mansilla Manrique 23 Guatemala City 8
Netherlands Holland Nancy Lalleman Heynis 18 Amsterdam 16
Honduras Honduras Carmen Isabel Morales Ustáriz 18 Puerto Cortés 7
British Hong Kong Hong Kong Margaret Cheung Man Yuk 19 Hong Kong Island 18
Iceland Iceland Unnur Steinsson 20 Álftanes 22
India India Sweety Grewal 21 Bombay 7
Indonesia Indonesia Titi Dwi Jayati 17 Jakarta 7
Republic of Ireland Ireland Patricia Nolan 19 Dublin 15
 Isle of Man Jennifer Huyton 18 Bride 6
Israel Israel Yi'fat Schechter 20 Tel Aviv 20
Italy Italy Barbara Previato 17 Modena 6
Jamaica Jamaica Catherine Elizabeth Levy 21 Kingston 22
Japan Japan Mie Nakahara 22 Tokyo 7
South Korea Korea Suh Min-sook 20 Seoul 7
Lebanon Lebanon Douchka Abi-Nader 17 Beirut 7
Liberia Liberia Annie Broderick 24 Montserrado 8
Malaysia Malaysia Michelle Yeoh Choo Keng 21 Ipoh 12
Malta Malta Odette Balzan 19 Rabat 6
Mexico Mexico Mayra Adela Rojas González 19 Mexico City 9
New Zealand New Zealand Maria Sando 18 Palmerston North 6
Norway Norway Karen Elizabeth Dobloug 21 Furnes 11
Panama Panama Marissa Burgos Canalias 19 Panama City 21
Paraguay Paraguay Antonella Filartiga Montuori 21 Asuncion 10
Peru Peru Lisbet Aurora Alcázar Salomón 20 Lima 7
Philippines Philippines Marilou Sadia Sadiua 22 Manila 7
Polish People's Republic Poland Lidia Wasiak 21 Szczecin 7
Portugal Portugal Cesaltina de Conceiçao Lopes da Silva 20 Lisbon 7
Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Fátima Mustafá Vásquez 17 Aibonito 8
Singapore Singapore Sharon Denise Wells 22 Singapore 7
Spain Spain Milagros Pérez Castro 21 Gran Canaria 12
Eswatini Swaziland Gladys Rudd 22 Manzini 6
Sweden Sweden Eva Liza Törnquist 18 Stockholm 8
Switzerland Switzerland Patricia Lang 19 Zurich 6
Thailand Thailand Tavinan Kongkran 19 Bangkok 7
 Tonga Anna Johansson 18 Neiafu 7
Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago Esther Juliette Farmer 24 San Fernando 12
Turkey Turkey Ebru Özmeriç 18 Istanbul 7
Turks and Caicos Islands Turks and Caicos Cheryl Astwood 19 Grand Turk 7
United Kingdom United Kingdom Sarah-Jane Hutt[1] 19 Dorset 27
United States United States Lisa Gayle Allred 22 Fort Worth 19
Uruguay Uruguay Silvia Zumarán 21 Montevideo 7
Venezuela Venezuela Carolina Cerruti Duijm 21 Apure 9
Samoa Western Samoa Theresa Vaotapu Thomsen 19 Apia 7
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia Bernarda Marovt 23 Ljubljana 21

Judges[edit]

Notes[edit]

Debuts[edit]

  •  Poland
  •  Tonga

Returns[edit]

  • Last competed in 1970:
    •  Gambia
  • Last competed in 1972:
    •  Liberia
  • Last competed in 1975:
    •  Barbados
  • Last competed in 1980:
    •  Swaziland
  • Last competed in 1981:
    •  Austria

Withdrawals[edit]

  •  Sri Lanka – Fiona Wickremesinghe (personal reasons)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Sarah Jane Hutt, Miss U.K, is crowned Miss World 1983, during the..." Getty Images. 17 November 1983. Retrieved 26 January 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Brains or Beauty?". New Straits Times. 4 February 1988. p. 5. Retrieved 25 January 2016. For the first time, contestants for the Miss World 1983 in London were put through a one-and-a-half-hour intelligence test devised by psychologists
  3. ^ a b c "Miss World". Ottawa Citizen. 18 November 1983. Retrieved 25 January 2016.

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