Miss World 1997

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Miss World 1997
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Miss World 1997 Titlecard
Date 22 November 1997
Presenters Richard Steinmetz, Khanyi Dhlomo-Mkhize
Venue Plantation Club, Seychelles
Broadcaster E!, SBC
Entrants 86
Placements 10
Debuts Cape Verde, Nepal
Withdrawals Bonaire, Curaçao, Guam, Kenya, Macedonia FYRO, Nigeria, Romania, Tahiti
Returns Bahamas, Cayman Islands, Egypt, Honduras, Malta, Namibia
Winner Diana Hayden
 India
Personality Tanya Suesuntisook
 Thailand
Best National Costume Lauralee Martinovich
 New Zealand
Photogenic Diana Hayden
 India
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Miss World 1997, the 47th edition of the Miss World pageant, was held on 22 November 1997 in Baie Lazare, Seychelles.[1] 86 delegates competed for the coveted crown. At the end of the event, India's Diana Hayden came out victorious. Hayden went on to win the Miss World 1997 pageant at the age of 24 crowned by Miss World 1996, Irene Skliva.

Miss World 1997 titleholder - Diana Hayden

Results[edit]

Countries and territories which sent delegates and results for Miss World 1997[1]

Placements[edit]

Final results Contestant
Miss World 1997
1st runner-up
  •  New Zealand – Lauralee Martinovich
2nd runner-up
  •  South Africa – Jessica Motaung
Top 5
  •  Turkey – Çağla Şikel
  •  Thailand – Tanya Suesuntisook
Semi-finalists

Continental Queens of Beauty[edit]

Continental Group Contestant
Africa
  •  South Africa – Jessica Motaung
Americas
  •  United States – Sallie Toussaint
Asia & Oceania
Caribbean
  •  Jamaica – Michell Moodie
Europe
  •  Turkey – Çağla Şıkel

Contestants[edit]

  •  American Virgin Islands – Taisha Regina Gomes
  •  Argentina – Natalia Pombo
  •  Aruba – Michella Laclé Croes
  •  AustraliaLaura Csortan
  •  Austria – Susanne Nagele
  •  Bahamas – Alveta Adderley
  •  BelgiumSandrine Corman
  •  Bolivia – Mitzy Suárez Saucedo
  •  Bosnia & Herzegovina – Elma Terzić
  •  BotswanaMpule Kwelagobe
  •  Brazil – Fernanda Rambo Agnes
  •  British Virgin Islands – Zoe Jennifer Walcott
  •  Bulgaria – Simona Velitchkova
  •  Canada – Keri-Lynn Power
  •  Cape Verde – Carmelinda Gonçalves
  •  Cayman Islands – Cassandra Powell
  •  ChilePaulina Mladinic
  •  Colombia – Gladys Buitrago Caicedo
  •  Costa Rica – Rebeca Escalante Trejas
  •  Croatia – Martina Novosel
  •  Cyprus – Galatia Charalambidou
  •  Czech Republic – Terezie Dobrovolná
  •  Dominican Republic – Carolina Estrella Peña
  •  Ecuador – Clío Olaya Frías
  •  Egypt – Amel Shawky Soliman
  •  Estonia – Mairit Roonsar
  •  Finland – Minna Lehtinen
  •  France – Laure Belleville
  •  Germany – Katja Glawe
  •  Ghana – Benita Sena Golomeke
  •  Gibraltar – Rosanna Ressa
  •  Greece – Eugenia Limantzaki
  •  Guatemala – Lourdes Mabel Valencia Bobadilla
  •  Holland – Sonja Aldina Silva
  •  Honduras – Hansel Cristina Cáceres Teruel
  •  Hong_Kong – Vivian Lee Ming-Wai
  •  Hungary – Beata Petes
  •  IndiaDiana Hayden
  •  IrelandAndrea Roche
  •  Israel – Mirit Greenberg
  •  Italy – Irene Lippi
  •  Jamaica – Michelle Moodie
  •  Japan – Shinobu Saraie
  •  Korea – Kim Jin-ah
  •  Latvia – Liga Graudumniece
  •  LebanonJoëlle Georges Behlock
  •  Lithuania – Asta Vyšniauskaitė
  • Bandeira do Leal Senado.svg Macau – Agnes Lo
  •  Malaysia – Arianna Teoh
  •  Malta – Sarah Vella
  •  MexicoBlanca Soto
  •  Namibia – Sheya Shipanga
  •    NepalJharana Bajracharya
  •  New Zealand – Lauralee Martinovich
  •  Norway – Charlotte Høiåsen
  •  Panama – Patricia Aurora Bremner Hernández
  •  Paraguay – Mariela Quiñónez García
  •  Peru – Claudia María Luque Barrantas
  •  Philippines – Kristine Rachel Gumabao Florendo
  •  Poland – Roksana Jonek
  •  Portugal – Icilia Silva Berenguel
  •  Puerto Rico – Aurea Isis Marrero Nieves
  •  Russia – Liudmila Popova
  •  Seychelles – Michelle Lane
  •  Singapore – Jasmine Wong
  •  Slovakia – Marietta Senkacová
  •  Slovenia – Maja Šimec
  •  South Africa – Jessica Motaung
  •  Spain – Nuria Avellaneda Gallego
  •  Swaziland – Xoliswa Mkhonta
  •  Sweden – Sofia Joelsson
  •   Switzerland – Tanja Gutmann
  •  Tanzania – Saida Joy Kessys Sashays
  •  Thailand – Tanya Suesuntisook
  •  Taiwan – Fang Su-Ling
  •  Trinidad & Tobago – Mandy Jagdeo
  •  Turkey – Çağla Şıkel
  •  Uganda – Lillian Acom
  •  Ukraine – Kseniya Kuz'menko
  •  United KingdomVicki-Lee Walberg
  •  United States – Sallie Toussaint
  •  Uruguay – Ana González Kwasny
  •  VenezuelaChristina Dieckmann
  •  Yugoslavia – Tamara Šaponjić
  •  Zambia – Tukuza Tembo
  •  Zimbabwe – Una Patel

Notes[edit]

Debuts[edit]

  •  Cape Verde
  •    Nepal

Returns[edit]

  • Last competed in 1990:
    •  Egypt
  • Last competed in 1993:
    •  Honduras
    •  Malta
    •  Namibia
  • Last competed in 1995:
    •  Bahamas
    •  Cayman Islands

Withdrawals[edit]

  •  Curaçao
  •  Guam – Due to no pageant and funding
  •  Nigeria – Adanma Evoh - Due to sponsorship problems and scheduling conflict.
  •  Kazakhstan - Jamila Bisembieva - Due to sponsorship problems.

Replacements[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "New Straits Times". New Straits Times. Retrieved 26 January 2016. 

External links[edit]