Miss World 1991

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Miss World 1991
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Miss World 1991 Titlecard
Date 28 December 1991
Presenters Peter Marshall, Gina Tolleson
Entertainment Indecent Obsession
Venue Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Broadcaster E!
Entrants 79
Placements 10
Debuts Greenland
Withdrawals Barbados, Canada, Cook Islands, Hong Kong, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Sri Lanka, USSR
Returns Antigua, Taiwan, Ecuador, Lebanon, Malaysia, South Africa, Swaziland
Winner Ninibeth Leal
 Venezuela[1]
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Miss World 1991, the 41st edition of the Miss World pageant, was held on 28 December 1991 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. The winner was Ninibeth Beatriz Leal Jiménez representing Venezuela. She was crowned by Gina Tolleson of the United States. Miss World 1991 was scheduled to be held in the Dominican Republic. Due to scheduling difficulties, Miss World was first moved to Puerto Rico, then to Atlanta, USA. Preliminary swimsuits in Miss World 1991 were held in South Africa.[2]

Results[edit]

Countries and territories which sent delegates and results for Miss World 1991[1][2]

Placements[edit]

Final results Contestant
Miss World 1991
1st runner-up
  •  Australia – Leanne Buckle
2nd runner-up
  •  South Africa – Diana Tilden-Davis
Top 5
Semi-finalists

Continental Queens of Beauty[edit]

Continental Group Contestant
Africa
  •  South Africa – Diana Tilden-Davis
Americas
Asia & Oceania
  •  Australia – Leanne Buckle
Caribbean
  •  Jamaica – Sandra Foster
Europe

Contestants[edit]

Nation Contestant Hometown Preliminary Score
 American Virgin Islands Cheryl Leiba Milligan St. Croix 34
 Antigua Joanne Bird St. John's 33
 Argentina Marcela Noemí Chazarreta Buenos Aires 34
 Aruba Sandra Croes Santa Cruz 32
 Australia Leanne Buckle Brisbane 48
 Austria Andrea Isabelle Pfeiffer Graz 32
 Bahamas Tarnia Paula Newton Stuart New Providence 32
 Belgium Anke van Dermeersch Antwerp 41
 Belize Josephine (Josie) Gault Belize City 32
 Bolivia Mónica Gamarra Giese Cochabamba 33
 Brazil Cátia Silene Kupssinski São Paulo 38
 British Virgin Islands Marjorie Penn Tortola 33
 Bulgaria Liubomira Slavcheva Sofia 33
 Cayman Islands Yvette Peggy Jordison Grand Cayman 34
 Chile Carolina Beatriz Michelson Martínez Santiago 37
 China Taipei Rebecca Lin Lan-Chih Taipei 33
 Colombia Adriana Rodríguez Anzola Bogota 40
 Costa Rica Eugenie Jiménez Pacheco San Francisco de Heredia 32
 Curaçao Nashaira Desbarida Willemstad 38
 Cyprus Anna Margaret Stephanou Nicosia 34
 Czechoslovakia Andrea Tatarkova Košice 32
 Denmark Sharon Givskav Copenhagen 33
 Dominican Republic Rosanna Rodríguez de la Vega Concepción de La Vega 33
 Ecuador Sueanny Denise Bejarano López Guayaquil 32
 El Salvador Lucía Beatriz López Rodríguez San Salvador 32
 Finland Nina Autio Tampere 35
 France Mareva Georges Tahiti 46
 Germany Susanne Petry Saarbrücken 40
 Ghana Jamilla Haruna Danzuru Accra 32
 Gibraltar Ornella Costa Gibraltar 37
 Greece Miriam Panagos Athens 38
 Greenland Bibiane Holm Nuuk 33
 Guam Yvonne Marie Limtiaco Speight Asan 32
 Guatemala Marlyn Lorena Magaña Ramírez Guatemala City 32
 Holland Linda Egging Spanbroek 39
 Honduras Arlene Rocío Rauscher Duarte Tegucigalpa 32
 Hungary Orsolya Anna Michina Budapest 32
 Iceland Svava Haraldsdóttir Reykjavík 37
 India Ritu Singh New Delhi 44
 Ireland Amanda Brunker Dublin 34
 Israel Li'at Ditkovsky Herzliya 32
 Italy Sabina Pellati Reggio Emilia 39
 Jamaica Sandra Foster Kingston 49
 Japan Junko Tsuda Tokyo 33
 Kenya N'kirote Karimi M'mbijjiwe Nairobi 34
 Korea Kim Tae-hwa Pusan 32
 Latvia Inese Šlesere Riga 33
 Lebanon Diana Begdache Beirut 32
Bandeira do Leal Senado.svg Macau Cristina Guilherme Lam Macau 32
 Malaysia Samantha Schubert Kuala Lumpur 38
 Malta Romina Genuis Gzira 32
 Mauritius Marie Geraldine Deville Central Flacq 32
 Mexico María Cristina Urrutia de la Vega Mexico City 32
 Namibia Michelle McLean Windhoek 51
 New Zealand Lisa Maree de Montalk Taupo 41
 Nigeria Adenike Oshinowo Lagos 37
 Norway Anne-Britt Røvik Kolbotn 33
 Panama Malena Estela Betancourt Guillén Panama City 35
 Paraguay Vivian Rosanna Benítez Brizuela Asuncion 36
 Philippines Gemith Gonzalo Gemparo Manila 38
 Poland Karina Wojciechowska Katowice 33
 Portugal Maria do Carmo Ramalho Lisbon 34
 Puerto Rico Johanna Berenice Irizarry Lajas 34
 Romania Gabriela Dragomirescu Bucharest 32
 Singapore Jasheen Jayakody Singapore 35
 South Africa Diana Tilden-Davis Johannesburg 51
 Spain Candelaria (Catia) Moreno Navarro Tenerife 38
 Swaziland Jackie Emelda Bennett Manzini 32
 Sweden Cathrin Olsson Kungsbacka 34
  Switzerland Sandra Aegerter Aigle 38
 Thailand Rewaedee Malaisee Bangkok 33
 Trinidad & Tobago Sastee Bachan Port of Spain 35
 Turkey Dilek Aslihan Koruyan Istanbul 47
 United Kingdom Joanne Elizabeth Lewis Nottingham 40
 United States Charlotte Ray Camden 42
 Uruguay Andrea Regina Gorrochategui Granja Montevideo 35
 Venezuela Ninibeth Beatriz Leal Jiménez[1] Maracaibo 58
 Yugoslavia Slavica Tripunović Vukovar 33

Notes[edit]

Debuts[edit]

  •  Greenland

Returns[edit]

Last competed in 1977:

  •  South Africa – returned after the Miss World Organization decided to lift a 14-year apartheid rule, allowing its contestants to compete.
  • Last competed in 1986:
    •  Antigua
  • Last competed in 1988:
    •  Lebanon
    •  Swaziland
  • Last competed in 1989:
    •  China Taipei
    •  Ecuador
    •  Malaysia

Withdrawals[edit]

  •  Canada – Tara Paat withdrew 12 days before the pageant due to illness.
  •  Cook Islands
  •  Cote d'Ivoire - Muriel Edoukou[3] - Due lack of Sponsorship.
  •  Guyana - Tracy Ann D'Abreu - Due the controversy over her victory and citizenship, she was declared inelegible to compete at Miss World 1991.[4][5]
  •  Hong Kong - Renewed its franchise, however it happened three months after Miss World.
  •  Luxembourg - Did not send delegates to Miss World after 1990 until it returned in 2009.
  •  Papua New Guinea
  •  Peru – Due to problems with their franchise and lack of sponsorship
  •  Sri Lanka – Due to scheduling conflict
  •  USSR - The winner of Miss USSR 1991, Ilmira Shamsutdinova was invited to compete in Miss World 1991, however she rejected the invitation because was too underage for the contest.[6] No runner-ups from Miss USSR 1991 pageant were sent for Miss World 1991.[7]

Replacements[edit]

  •  Hungary – Antonia Balint - She was Dethroned of her Miss Hungary 1991 crown after Hungarian newspapers printed photographs that she had previously appeared in the men's magazine Lui and other publications against Miss World rules.[8] Her 1st -runner up,Timea Raba couldn't replace her due the same reason.[9]
  •  Taiwan – Lu Shu-Fang[10]

References[edit]

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