Miss World 1998

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Miss World 1998
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Miss World 1998 Titlecard
Date 26 November 1998
Presenters Ronan Keating, Eden Harel
Venue Baie Lazare, Seychelles
Broadcaster E!, SBC
Entrants 86
Placements 10
Debuts Angola, Kazakhstan, Sint Maarten
Withdrawals Cape Verde, Honduras, Latvia, Macau, Namibia, Thailand, Uganda
Returns Curaçao, Liberia, Mauritius, Nicaragua, Nigeria
Winner Linor Abargil[1]
 Israel
← 1997
1999 →

Miss World 1998, the 48th edition of the Miss World pageant, was held on 26 November 1998 at the Lake Berjaya Mahé Resort in Mahé Island, Seychelles. 86 delegates from around the world competed for the crown. Ronan Keating then lead singer of Boyzone and MTV's Eden Harel hosted the event. This year's winner, Israel's Linor Abargil,[1] revealed days after the competition that she was raped months before the pageant. She was crowned by Miss World 1997, Diana Hayden of India.

Results[edit]

Countries and territories which sent delegates and results for Miss World 1998[1][2]

Placements[edit]

Final results Contestant
Miss World 1998
1st runner-up
  •  France – Véronique Caloc
2nd runner-up
Top 5
Top 10
  •  Brazil – Adriana Reis
  •  ChileDaniella Campos
  •  Jamaica – Christine Straw
  •  Peru – Mariana Larrabure
  •  United StatesShauna Gambill

Continental Queens of Beauty[edit]

Continental Group Contestant
Africa
Americas
Asia & Oceania
Caribbean
  •  Jamaica – Christine Straw
Europe

Contestants[edit]

  •  American Virgin Islands – Wendy Sanchez
  •  Angola – Maria Manuela Cortez de Lemos João
  •  Argentina – Natalia Elisa González
  •  Aruba – Judelca Shahira Briceno
  •  Australia – Sarah-Jane Camille St. Clair
  •  Austria – Sabine Lindorfer
  •  Bahamas – LeTeasha Henrietta Ingraham
  •  BelgiumTanja Dexters
  •  Bolivia – Bianca Bauer Áñez
  •  Bosnia & Herzegovina – Samra Tojaga
  •  Botswana – Earthen Pinkinyana Mbulawa
  •  Brazil – Adriana Reis
  •  British Virgin Islands – Virginia Olen Rubiane
  •  Bulgaria – Polina Petkova
  •  Canada – Leanne Baird
  •  Cayman Islands – Gemma Marie McLaughlin
  •  ChileDaniella Andrea Campos Lathrop
  •  Colombia – Mónica Marcela Cuartas Jiménez
  •  Costa Rica – María Luisa Ureña Salazar
  •  Croatia – Lejla Šehović
  •  Curaçao – Jeameane Veronica Colastica
  •  Cyprus – Chrysanthi Michael
  •  Czech RepublicAlena Šeredová
  •  Dominican Republic – Sharmin Arelis Díaz Costo
  •  Ecuador – Vanessa Natania Graf Alvear
  •  Estonia – Ly Jürgenson
  •  Finland – Maaret Saija Nousiainen
  •  France – Véronique Caloc
  •  Germany – Sandra Ahrabian
  •  Ghana – Efia Owusuaa Marfo
  •  Gibraltar – Melanie Soiza
  •  GreeceKatia Marie Margaritoglou
  •  Guatemala – Glenda Iracema Cifuentes Ruiz
  •  Holland – Nerena Ruinemans
  •  Hong Kong China – Jessie Chiu Chui-Yi
  •  Hungary – Eva Horvath
  •  India – Annie Thomas
  •  Ireland – Vivienne Doyle
  •  IsraelLinor Abargil[1]
  •  Italy – Maria Concetta Travaglini
  •  Jamaica – Christine Renee Straw
  •  Japan – Rie Mochizuki
  •  Kazakhstan – Anna Kirpota
  •  Korea – Kim Kun-woo
  •  Lebanon – Clemence Achkar
  •  Liberia – Olivia Precious Cooper
  •  Lithuania – Kristina Pakarnaite
  •  MalaysiaLina Teoh Pick Lim
  •  Malta – Rebecca Camilleri
  •  Mauritius – Oona Sujaya Fulena
  •  MexicoVilma Verónica Zamora Suñol
  •    Nepal – Jyoti Pradhan
  •  New Zealand – Tanya Hayward
  •  Nicaragua – Claudia Patricia Alaniz Hernández
  •  Nigeria – Temitayo Osobu
  •  Norway – Henriette Dankersten
  •  Panama – Lorena del Carmen Zagía Miro
  •  Paraguay – Perla Carolina Benítez Gonzales
  •  Peru – Mariana Larrabure de Orbegoso
  •  Philippines – Rachel Muyot Soriano
  •  Poland – Izabela Opęchowska
  •  Portugal – Marcia Vasconcelos
  •  Puerto Rico – Antonia Alfonso Pagán
  •  Russia – Tatiana Makrouchina
  •  Sint Maarten – Myrtille Charlotte Brookson
  •  Seychelles – Alvina Antoinette Grand d'Court
  •  Singapore – Grace Chay
  •  Slovakia – Karolina Cicatkova
  •  Slovenia – Mihaela (Miša) Novak
  •  South AfricaKerishnie Naicker
  •  Spain – Rocío Jiménez Fernández
  •  Swaziland – Cindy Stanckoczi
  •  SwedenJessica Magdalena Therése Almenäs
  •   Switzerland – Sonja Grandjean
  •  Chinese Taipei – Chen Yi-Ju
  •  Tanzania – Basila Kalubha Mwanukuzi
  •  Trinidad & Tobago – Jeanette Marie La Caillie
  •  Turkey – Buket Saygi
  •  Ukraine – Nataliya Nadtochey
  •  United Kingdom – Emmalene McLoughlin
  •  United StatesShauna Gene Gambill
  •  Uruguay – María Desiree Fernández Mautone
  •  VenezuelaVerónica Schneider Rodríguez
  •  Yugoslavia – Jelena Jakovljević
  •  Zambia – Chisala Chibesa
  •  Zimbabwe – Annette Kambarami

Judges[edit]

Notes[edit]

Debuts[edit]

  •  Angola
  •  Kazakhstan
  •  Sint Maarten

Returns[edit]

  • Last competed in 1977:
    •  Nicaragua
  • Last competed in 1988:
    •  Liberia
  • Last competed in 1994:
    •  Mauritius
  • Last competed in 1996:
    •  Curaçao
    •  Nigeria

Replacements[edit]

Withdrawals[edit]

  •  Belize - Viola Jeffery - Due lack of sponsors. She went to Miss Universe 1999.
  •  Bonaire - Julina Felida - Due lack of sponsors. She went to Miss Universe 1999.
  •  Honduras - Miriam Eloisa Vivas Luna - She wasn't able to travel to the contest due the consequences of Hurricane Mitch in November of that year in Central America.[4]
  •  Latvia - Evija Rucevska - She withdrew for personal reasons, but competed a year later in Miss World 1999.
  • Bandeira do Leal Senado.svg Macau - No pageant held until 2008.
  •  Namibia - Miss Namibia 1998, Retha Reinders did not participate due the lack of Sponsorship.
  •  Iraq - Ban Kadret - She withdrew because of a disagreement between Eric Morley and the Miss Iraq organizers, due to sanctions placed on Iraq.
  •  Suriname - Farah Breeveld - Due the lack of Sponsorship.
  •  Thailand - Lacked sponsorship to send a delegate.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "Linor cruises to Miss World title". BBC News. November 27, 1998. Retrieved 25 January 2016. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Miss World goes PC?". BBC News. November 26, 1998. Retrieved 25 January 2016. 
  3. ^ Жизнь после короны
  4. ^ https://www.thefreelibrary.com/'Mitch+kills+top+model'.-a060613502

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