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
  •  AustraliaLaura Csortan
  •  Lebanon – Joelle Behlock
  •  Malaysia – Arianna Teoh
  •  United KingdomVicki-Lee Walberg
  •  United States – Sallie Toussaint

Continental Queens of Beauty[edit]

Continental Group Contestant
Africa
Americas
Asia & Oceania
Caribbean
Europe
  •  Turkey – Çağla Şıkel

Contestants[edit]

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 - Miss Curacao World 1997, Jeameane Colastica did not compete due lack of time and preparation. She went next year inserted.[2]
  •  Guam – No contest.
  •  Iceland – Harpa Lind Hardardottir[3]
  •  Nigeria – Adanma Evoh - Due to sponsorship problems and scheduling conflict.
  •  Kazakhstan - Jamila Bisembieva - Due to sponsorship problems.

Replacements[edit]

References[edit]

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