Miss World 1983

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Miss World 1983
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Miss World 1983 Titlecard
Date 17 November 1983
Presenters Peter Marshall, Judith Chalmers
Entertainment Leo Sayer
Venue Royal Albert Hall, London, UK
Broadcaster Thames Television
Entrants 72
Placements 15
Debuts Poland, Tonga
Withdrawals Sri Lanka, Tahiti, Zimbabwe
Returns Austria, Barbados, Gambia, Liberia, Swaziland
Winner Sarah-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
  •  Colombia – Rocío Isabel Luna[3]
2nd runner-up
  •  Brazil – Cátia Pedrosa[3]
3rd runner-up
  •  Jamaica – Catherine Levy
4th runner-up
5th runner-up
  •  Panama – Marissa Burgos
6th runner-up
  •  United States – Lisa Allred
Semi-finalists
  •  Austria – Mercedes Stermitz
  •  Belgium – Francoise Bostoen
  •  Bolivia – Ana Maria Taboada Arnold
  •  Holland – Nancy Lalleman Heynis
  •  Hong KongMaggie Cheung
  •  Ireland – Patricia Nolan
  •  Israel – Yi'fat Schechter
  •  Yugoslavia – Bernarda Marovt

Continental Queens of Beauty[edit]

Continental Group Contestant
Africa
  •  Liberia – Annie Broderick
Americas
  •  Colombia – Rocío Isabel Luna
Asia
  •  Israel – Yi'fat Schechter
Europe
Oceania
  •  Australia – Tanya Bowe

Contestants[edit]

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

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 d "Sarah Jane Hutt, Miss U.K, is crowned Miss World 1983, during the...". Getty Images. November 17, 1983. Retrieved January 26, 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "Brains or Beauty?". New Straits Times. February 4, 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. Nov 18, 1983. Retrieved 25 January 2016. 

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