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
4th runner-up
5th runner-up
6th runner-up
Top 15

Continental Queens of Beauty[edit]

Continental Group Contestant
Africa
Americas
Asia
Europe
Oceania

Contestants[edit]

Number Nation Contestant Hometown Swimsuit Score [4][5]
01  American Virgin Islands Chandra Theresa Ramsingh St. Croix 3
02  Aruba Audrey Bruges Oranjestad 1
03  Australia Tanya Bowe Adelaide 12
04  Austria Mercedes Stermitz Klagenfurt 19
05  Bahamas Lucille Bullen Nassau 2
06  Barbados Nina McIntosh-Clarke Bridgetown 3
07  Belgium Françoise Bostoen Roeselare 14
08  Bermuda Angelita Emily Diaz St. Georges 2
09  Bolivia Ana María Taboada Arnold Tarija 13
10  Brazil Cátia Silveira Pedrosa † Rio de Janeiro 23
11  Canada Katharine Durish Toronto 2
12  Cayman Islands Effie Ebanks George Town 3
13  Chile Gina Rovira Beyris Santiago 4
14  Colombia Rocío Isabel Luna Flórez El Banco 18
15  Costa Rica María Argentina Meléndez Herrera San Jose 3
16  Curaçao Yvette Rowina Domacasse Willemstad 3
17  Cyprus Katia Chrysochou Larnaca 3
18  Denmark Tina-Lissette Dahl Joergensen Holstebro 5
19  Dominican Republic Yonoris Maribel Estrella Florentino Azua de Compostela 4
20  Ecuador Martha Lascano Salcedo Guayaquil 3
21  El Salvador Carmen Irene Álvarez Gallardo San Salvador 7
22  Finland Sanna Marita Pekkala Helsinki 5
23  France Frederique Marcelle Leroy Bordeaux 9
24  Gambia Abbey Scattrel Janneh Banjul 3
25  Germany Claudia Zielinski Lindenberg 5
26  Gibraltar Jessica Palao Gibraltar 3
27  Greece Anna Martinou Athens 4
28  Guam Geraldine Santos Chalan Pago-Ordot 4
29  Guatemala Hilda Mansilla Manrique Guatemala City 3
30  Holland Nancy Lalleman Heynis Amsterdam 14
31  Honduras Carmen Isabel Morales Ustáriz Puerto Cortés 2
32  Hong Kong Margaret Cheung Man Yuk Hong Kong Island 17
33  Iceland Unnur Steinsson Álftanes 14
34  India Sweety Grewal Bombay 3
35  Indonesia Titi Dwi Jayati Jakarta 3
36  Ireland Patricia Nolan Dublin 15
37  Isle of Man Jennifer Huyton Bride 3
38  Israel Yi'fat Schechter Tel Aviv 26
39  Italy Barbara Previato Modena 3
40  Jamaica Catherine Elizabeth Levy Kingston 15
41  Japan Mie Nakahara Tokyo 1
42  Korea Seo Min-sook Seoul 3
43  Lebanon Douchka Abi-Nader Beirut 3
44  Liberia Annie Broderick Montserrado 1
45  Malaysia Michelle Yeoh Choo Keng Ipoh 8
46  Malta Odette Balzan Rabat 3
47  Mexico Mayra Adela Rojas González Mexico City 4
48  New Zealand Maria Sando Palmerston North 2
49  Norway Karen Elizabeth Dobloug Drammen 6
50  Panama Marissa Burgos Canalias Panama City 14
51  Paraguay Antonella Filartiga Montuori Asuncion 5
52  Peru Lisbet Alcázar Salomón Lima 3
53  Philippines Marilou Sadia Sadiua Manila 3
54  Poland Lidia Wasiak Szczecin 7
55  Portugal Cesaltina de Conceiçao Lopes da Silva Lisbon 3
56  Puerto Rico Fátima Mustafa Vásquez Aibonito 4
57  Singapore Sharon Denise Wells Singapore 1
58  Spain Milagros Pérez Castro Gran Canaria 8
59  Swaziland Gladys Rudd Manzini 1
60  Sweden Eva Liza Törnquist Stockholm 8
61   Switzerland Patricia Lang Zurich 2
62  Thailand Tavinan Kongkran Bangkok 3
63  Tonga Anna Johansson Niuafoʻou 3
64  Trinidad & Tobago Esther Juliette Farmer San Fernando 8
65  Turkey Ebru Özmeriç Istanbul 3
66  Turks & Caicos Cheryl Astwood Grand Turk 3
67  United Kingdom Sarah-Jane Hutt[1] Dorset 23
68  United States Lisa Gayle Allred Fort Worth 22
69  Uruguay Silvia Zumarán Montevideo 3
70  Venezuela Carolina Cerruti Duijm Caracas 4
71  Western Samoa Theresa Vaotapu Thomsen Apia 3
72  Yugoslavia Bernarda Marovt 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.
  4. ^ Carlos (11 April 2010), MISS WORLD 1983 Preliminary Swimsuit ( 2 / 2 ), retrieved 1 June 2018
  5. ^ Carlos (11 April 2010), MISS WORLD 1983 Preliminary Swimsuit ( 2 / 2 ), retrieved 1 June 2018

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