Miss World 1989

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Miss World 1989
Miss World 1989 - ATV HK.png
Miss World 1989 Titlecard
Date 22 November 1989
Presenters Peter Marshall, Alexandra Bastedo, John Davidson
Entertainment Aswad
Venue Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong
Broadcaster ATV
Entrants 78
Debuts Hungary, Latvia, Namibia, USSR
Withdrawals Barbados, British Virgin Islands, Bulgaria, Cook Islands, Egypt, India, Isle of Man, Lebanon, Liberia, St. Kitts & Nevis, Swaziland, Turks & Caicos, Uruguay
Returns Aruba, Czechoslovakia, Panama, Puerto Rico
Winner Aneta Kręglicka[1][2]
 Poland
← 1988
1990 →

Miss World 1989, the 39th edition of the Miss World pageant, was held on 22 November 1989 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. 78 contestants took part in the pageant. It was also the first time the Soviet Union has sent a contestant in any major pageant. The winner was Aneta Kręglicka of Poland, who was the first Eastern European person to win the competition.[1][2] She was crowned by Miss World 1988, Linda Pétursdóttir of Iceland.

Results[edit]

Countries and territories which sent delegates and results for Miss World 1989[1][2][3]

Placements[edit]

Final results Contestant
Miss World 1989
1st runner-up
  •  Canada – Leanne Caputo
2nd runner-up
  •  Colombia – Mónica María Isaza Mejía
3rd runner-up
  •  Thailand – Prathumrat Woramali
4th runner-up
  •  United States – Jill Renee Scheffert
Semi-finalists
  •  American Virgin Islands – Vania Thomas
  •  Australia – Natalie Tania McCurry
  •  Ireland – Barbara Ann Curran
  •  Mauritius – Jeanne Françoise Nathalie Clement
  •  United Kingdom – Suzanne Younger

Continental Queens of Beauty[edit]

Continental Group Contestant
Africa
  •  Mauritius – Jeanne-Françoise Clement
Americas
  •  Canada – Leanne Caputo
Asia
  •  Thailand – Prathumrat Woramali
Caribbean
  •  American Virgin Islands – Vania Thomas
Europe
Oceania
  •  Australia – Natalie Tania McCurry

Contestants[edit]

Nation Contestant Hometown Preliminary Score
 American Virgin Islands Vanessa Thomas St. Thomas 22
 Argentina Patricia Weidenhofer La Pampa 19
 Aruba Delailah Odor-Wever Oranjestad 18
 Australia Natalie Tania McCurry Sydney 25
 Austria Marion Amann Vienna 20
 Bahamas Carolyn Moree Nassau 18
 Belgium Greet Ramaekers Limbourg 18
 Belize Martha Badillo San Pedro 18
 Bermuda Cherie Tannock Warwick 18
 Bolivia María Victoria Julio Tarija 20
 Canada Leanne Caputo Milton 29
 Cayman Islands Michelle Garcia Grand Cayman 18
 Chile Claudia Celis Bahamondes Santiago 18
 Chinese Taipei Wang Min-Yei Taipei 18
 Colombia Mónica María Isaza Mejía Medellín 27
 Costa Rica María Antonieta Sáenz Vargas San José 18
 Curaçao Supharmy Sadjie Willemstad 18
 Cyprus Irma Voulgari Larnaca 18
 Czechoslovakia Jana Hronkova Košice 21
 Denmark Charlotte Pedersen Holstebro 21
 Dominican Republic Irma Guillermina Mauriz Pimentel San Felipe de Puerto Plata 19
 Ecuador Ximena Paulett Correa Jarre Machala 18
 El Salvador Ana Estela Aguilar San Salvador 19
 Finland Åsa Maria Lovdahl Helsinki 26
 France Stephanie (Peggy) Zlotkowski Bordeaux 19
 Germany Jasmine Bell Berlin 22
 Ghana Afua Amoah Bonsu Accra 18
 Gibraltar Audrey Gingell Gibraltar 18
 Greece Katerina Petropoulou Athens 18
 Guam Cora Taitano Yanger Mangilao 18
 Guatemala Rocío Lerma de la Vega Guatemala City 19
 Guyana Lyla Shalimar Ryhaan Majeed Georgetown 18
 Holland Liesbeth Caspers Noordwijk 25
 Honduras Belinda Bodden Álvarez San Pedro Sula 20
 Hong Kong Ewong Yung-Hung Hong Kong Island 18
 Hungary Magdolna Gerloczy Budapest 22
 Iceland Hugrún Linda Guðmundsdóttir Reykjavík 19
 Ireland Barbara Ann Curran Dublin 27
 Israel Ronit Siton Jerusalem 23
 Italy Paola Mercurio Naples 24
 Jamaica Natasha Lee Marcanik Kingston 18
 Japan Kaori Muto Tokyo 19
 Kenya Grace Chabari Mombasa 19
 Korea Kim Hye-ri Seoul 24
 Latvia Ina Magone Liepāja 18
 Luxembourg Chris Scott Luxembourg City 23
Bandeira do Leal Senado.svg Macau Guilhermina Madeira da Silva Pedruco Macau 19
 Malaysia Vivien Chen Shee-Yee Kuching 18
 Malta Marika Micallef Għargħur 18
 Mauritius Jeanne-Françoise Nathalie Clement Beau Bassin 20
 Mexico Nelia María Ochoa Arteaga Veracruz 22
 Namibia Emarencia (Emsie) Esterhuizen Windhoek 18
 New Zealand Helen Rowney Auckland 18
 Nigeria Bianca Onoh Enugu 18
 Norway Bente Brunland Oslo 25
 Panama Gloria Stella Quintana Panama City 21
 Papua New Guinea Joycelin Leahy Port Moresby 18
 Paraguay Alicia María Jaime Villamayor Asunción 18
 Peru Maritza Zorrilla Priori Lima 19
 Philippines Estrella Singson Querubin Manila 20
 Poland Aneta Beata Kreglicka[1][2] Gdańsk 30
 Portugal Maria Angelica Mira Rosado Lisbon 20
 Puerto Rico Tania Collazo Orocovis 18
 St. Vincent & the Grenadines Anna Young Kingstown 20
 Singapore Jacqueline Ang Singapore 19
 Spain Eva María Pedraza López Córdoba 18
 Sri Lanka Serena Danvers Colombo 18
 Sweden Lena Berglind Gothenburg 18
  Switzerland Catherine Mesot Wil 19
 Thailand Prathumrat Woramali Bangkok 29
 Trinidad & Tobago Samantha Bhagan Goodwood Park 19
 Turkey Burcu Burkut İzmir 19
 Uganda Doreen Lamon-Opira Kampala 18
 United Kingdom Suzanne Younger Caerphilly 26
 United States Jill Renee Scheffert Oklahoma City 26
 USSR Anna Gorbunova[3] Zelenograd 24
 Venezuela Fabiola Chiara Candosín Marchetti Caracas 20
 Yugoslavia Aleksandra Dobraš Banja Luka 18

Judges[edit]

Notes[edit]

Debuts[edit]

  •  Hungary
  •  Latvia
  •  Namibia
  •  USSR

Returns[edit]

  • Last competed in 1969:
    •  Czechoslovakia
  • Last competed in 1985:
    •  Aruba
    •  Puerto Rico
  • Last competed in 1987:
    •  Panama

Replacements[edit]

  •  USSR – Yulia Sukhanova - Due to parental refusal to sign any contract with the Miss USSR Organizers because of her age.[4]

Withdrawals[edit]

  •  Barbados
  •  British Virgin Islands
  •  Bulgaria
  •  Egypt
  •  St. Kitts & Nevis
  •  Swaziland
  •  Turks & Caicos
  •  Uruguay
  •  India – postpone its national pageant
  •  Lebanon – Due to a civil war

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "European crowned Miss World '89". The Evening News. November 24, 1989. Retrieved 23 January 2016. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "Miss Poland destroys wall, wins Miss World". Ocala Star-Banner. November 24, 1989. Retrieved 23 January 2016. 
  3. ^ a b Miklossy, K.; Ilic, M. (2014). Competition in Socialist Society. Routledge Studies in the History of Russia and Eastern Europe. Taylor & Francis. p. 165. ISBN 978-1-317-75275-2. 
  4. ^ The Very First Miss USSR

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