Miss World 1985

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Miss World 1985
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Miss World 1985 Titlecard
Date 14 November 1985
Presenters Peter Marshall, Anne Diamond
Entertainment Jack Jones
Venue Royal Albert Hall, London, UK
Broadcaster Thames Television
Entrants 78
Placements 15
Debuts Ivory Coast, St. Kitts & Nevis, Zaire
Withdrawals Honduras, Senegal, Turkey
Returns Liberia, Luxembourg, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Uganda
Winner Hólmfríður Karlsdóttir[1]
 Iceland
← 1984
1986 →

Miss World 1985, the 35th edition of the Miss World pageant, was held on 14 November 1985 at the Royal Albert Hall in London, UK. 78 contestants from all over the world competed for the coveted title. Miss World 1984, Astrid Carolina Herrera of Venezuela, crowned Hólmfríður Karlsdóttir of Iceland as the new Miss World at the end of the event.[1][2]

Results[edit]

Placements[edit]

Countries and territories which sent delegates and results for Miss World 1985[1][2]
Final results Contestant
Miss World 1985
1st runner-up
  •  United Kingdom – Mandy Shires[2]
2nd runner-up
  •  United States – Brenda Denton[2]
3rd runner-up
4th runner-up
  •  Jamaica – Alison Barnett
5th runner-up
  •  Israel – Maja Wechtenhaim
6th runner-up
  •   Switzerland – Eveline Glanzmann
Semi-finalists
  •  Brazil – Leila Bittencourt
  •  Ireland – Anne Marie Gannon
  •  New Zealand – Sheri Burrow
  •  Paraguay – Daisy Ferreira
  •  Poland – Katarzyna Zawidzka
  •  Puerto Rico – Iris Matías
  •  Sweden – Anne-Bolette Christophersson
  •  Zaire – Kayonga Mureka Tete

Continental Queens of Beauty[edit]

Continental Group Contestant
Africa
  •  Zaire – Kayonga Mureka Tete
Americas
  •  United States – Brenda Denton
Asia
  •  Israel – Maja Wechtenhaim
Europe
Oceania
  •  New Zealand – Sheri Burrow

Contestants[edit]

Number Nation Contestant Hometown
01  American Virgin Islands Connie Mary Colaire Christiansted
02  Aruba Jacqueline Deborah van Putten St. Nicholas
03  Australia Angeline Nasso Sydney
04  Austria Gabriele Christine Maxonus Salzburg
05  Bahamas Rhonda Lea Cornea Marsh Harbour
06  Barbados Elizabeth "Liz" Dana Wadman Christ Church
07  Belgium Ann Van den Broeck Antwerp
08  Bermuda Jannell Kathy Nadra Ford Devonshire
09  Bolivia Carolina Issa Abudinen Santa Cruz
10  Brazil Leila Rosana Leal Bittencourt Porto Alegre
11  Canada Michelle Irene Tambling Toronto
12  Cayman Islands Emily Yvette Hurlston Grand Cayman
13  Chile Lydia Ana Labarca Birke Santiago
14  Colombia Margarita Rosa de Francisco Baquero Cali
15  Costa Rica Marianela Herrera Marín San José
16  Curaçao Liduschka Pamela Curiel Willemstad
17  Cyprus Juliana Panayiota Kalogirou Famagusta
18  Denmark Jeanette Kroll Odense
19  Dominican Republic María Trinidad (Mariela) González Hernández Santo Domingo
20  Ecuador María del Pilar de Veintemilla Russo Quito
21  El Salvador Luz del Carmen Mena Duke San Salvador
22  Finland Marja Kristiina Kinnunen Tampere
23  France Nathalie Jones New Caledonia
24  Gambia Georgett Salleh Brikama
25  Germany Marion Morell Stuttgart
26  Gibraltar Gail Anne May Francis Gibraltar
27  Greece Epi Galanos Athens
28  Guam Therese M. Quintanilla Agana
29  Guatemala Maricela Luna Villacorta Guatemala City
30  Holland Brigitte Bergman Utrecht
31  Hong Kong Aileen Lo Kam-Yu Hong Kong Island
32  Iceland Hólmfríður Karlsdóttir Reykjavík[1]
33  India Sharon Mary Clarke Bombay
34  Ireland Anne Marie Gannon Dublin
35  Isle of Man Fiona Louise Hartley Douglas
36  Israel Maja Wechtenhaim Haifa
37  Italy Cosetta Antoniolli Milan
38  Ivory Coast Rose Armande Oulla Abidjan
39  Jamaica Alison Jean Barnett Kingston
40  Japan Haruko Sugimoto Tokyo
41  Kenya Jacqueline Mary Thom Thika
42  Korea Park Eun-kyoung Seoul
43  Lebanon Mary Fakhoury Beirut
44  Liberia Sarah Laurine Massanuh Horton Monrovia
45  Luxembourg Beatrix Bertine Herma Corneline Tinnemans Luxembourg City
46  Malaysia Rosalind Kong Siew Yuen Kuala Lumpur
47  Malta Kristina Apap Bologna Mdina
48  Mexico Alicia Yolanda Carrillo González Guadalajara
49  New Zealand Sheri Anastasia LeFleming Burrow Auckland
50  Nigeria Rosemary Okeke Lagos
51  Norway Karen Margrethe Moe Kristiansund
52  Panama Diana Ester Alfaro Arosemena Panama City
53  Paraguay Daisy Patricia Ferreira Caballero Asunción
54  Peru Carmen del Rosario Muro Távara Lambayeque
55  Philippines Elizabeth Dionisio Cuenco Manila
56  Poland Katarzyna Dorota Zawidzka Gorzów
57  Portugal Maria de Fátima da Silva Alves Raimundo Cascais
58  Puerto Rico Iris Matías González Caguas
59  St. Kitts & Nevis Karen Marcelle Grant Old Road Town
60  St. Vincent & the Grenadines Donna Maria Young Kingstown
61  Singapore Joanna Sylvia Mitchell Paya Lebar
62  Spain María Amparo Martínez Cerdán Valencia
63  Sri Lanka Natalie Gunewardene Colombo
64  Swaziland June Hank Manzini
65  Sweden Anne-Bolette Jill Christophersson Stockholm
66   Switzerland Eveline Nicole Glanzmann Bauen
67  Tahiti Ruth Manea Faa'a
68  Thailand Parnlekha Wanmuang Bangkok
69  Trinidad & Tobago Ulrica Christina Phillip San Fernando
70  Turks & Caicos Barbara Bulah Mae Capron Providenciales
71  Uganda Helen Acheng Kitgum
72  United Kingdom Mandy Adele Shires Bradford
73  United States Brenda Denton Hobbs
74  Uruguay Gabriela de León Muñiz Montevideo
75  Venezuela Ruddy Rodríguez Anaco
76  Western Samoa Angelie Achatz Apia
77  Yugoslavia Aleksandra Kosanović Belgrade
78  Zaire Kayonga "Benita" Mureka Tete Kinshasa

Judges[edit]

In 1985, there were nine preliminary judges.

Notes[edit]

Debuts[edit]

  •  Ivory Coast
  •  St. Kitts & Nevis
  •  Zaire

Returns[edit]

  • Last competed in 1968:
    •  Uganda
  • Last competed in 1977:
    •  Luxembourg
  • Last competed in 1978:
    •  St. Vincent & the Grenadines
  • Last competed in 1983:
    •  Liberia

Withdrawals[edit]

  •  Honduras
  •  Senegal
  •  Turkey

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Miss World". The Southeast Missourian. November 15, 1985. Retrieved 25 January 2016. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "Lakeland Ledger". Retrieved 26 January 2016. 

External links[edit]